Re: Hypothetical situation to chew on
On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:25:49PM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Yes, this is what SUCKS about current copyright law. The presumption is "All
> > rights reserved unless you have explicit permission".
> Somehow, I doubt you'd say that about a GPL-licensed package with one
> author who wants to grant a proprietary license to make money. The only
> difference between this situation and that one is that we like the
> license change in one of them. :)
I assume you mean "with many authors, one of which wants to ...", and
not "with only one author, who wants to ...". I don't think most
people find offensive the notion of a sole copyright holder of a GPL-
licensed work granting proprietary licenses for a fee.