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Re: Linking clause deleted from GNAT GPL

Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Arnoud Engelfriet:
> > Where is the statement that allows you to take off the linking
> > exception from the GNAT license?
> A requirement not to remove the exception would be a further
> restriction as far as the GPL concerned.  Of course, there is no such
> requirement, and therefore, you may remove the special permission
> grant if you want to.

A licensee cannot impose any further restrictions. However, the
_licensor_ most definitely can. He is then granting a license
that is almost but not quite exactly like the GPL. And a license
has no right to amend the license terms.


Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch & European patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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