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Re: Linux and GPLv2

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Arnoud Engelfriet <galactus@stack.nl> writes:
> > I've heard people speculate that this could be called a
> > "public performance" of the work, like singing a song in front
> > of an audience. And the right of public performance is in
> > copyright law.
> I don't think this a very good analogy.  This is like saying that by
> playing the guitar with an audience, I am publicly performing the book
> I used when I learned how to play.

You're publicly performing the work on the sheet music in front 
of you. So under this hypothetical GPLv3, you have to hand out 
copies of the sheet music. At least that was my analogy.


Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
Patents, copyright and IPR explained for techies: http://www.iusmentis.com/

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