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Re: GPL, yet again. (The kernel is a lot like a shared library)

Sean Kellogg <skellogg@u.washington.edu> writes:

> On Thursday 08 September 2005 11:38 am, Andrew Suffield wrote:
>> There's an awful lot of lawyers and law professors who think that the
>> GPL works. Go start by arguing with them.
> Based on my readings of law review articles and the common legal arguments 
> surrounding the GPL, the reason it works is because the GPL is a contract.  
> The linking clause is a contractual term that you must agree to in order to 
> receive a copyright license.  Pretty standard forbearance.

Which linking clause?  The one in the FAQ?  That's not in any way part
of the license/contract.

Måns Rullgård

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