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Re: Bug#317359: kde: ..3'rd "Help"->"About $KDE-app" tab calls the GPL "License Agreement", ie; a contract.

On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 10:07:49PM -0700, Sean Kellogg wrote:
> I'm talking about copyright infringement.  Maybe I'm the only one?!  The 
> question is whether its "okay" to mandate acceptance of the GPL at
> download.

Since the GPL itself does not require you to accept it unless you want to
modify or distribute the work or a program based on the work, a requirement
that you accept the GPL during a download is effectively imposing an
additional restriction and should not be allowed.


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