Re: Distributing GPL software.
On 1/23/06, Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Alexander Terekhov <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Not really. I expect that any court will ignore Moglen's drivel
> > like the Judge Saris did in the MySQL case and will interpret
> > the GPL as a contract (and in this case as a breach of contractual
> > covenant to forbear from the exercise of the statutory right under
> > 17 USC 109 and instead provide access to source code as the
> > copyright owner decrees). My argument is that it's quite easy to
> > "escape" it by NOT entering into agreement.
> In the case Saris ruled on, there was a signed contract.