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Re: GPL v3 Draft

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 10:26:10AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 04:47:32PM +0100, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > On 2/14/06, John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 04:01:05PM +0100, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > > > But we all know that the GPL is a license-not-a-contract, and so UCC
> > > > and related case law simply doesn't apply.

> > > Do we?  I thought that a license was a contract.

> > Everyone who is neither blind nor an idiot knows for certain that the
> > GPL is a *LICENSE NOT A CONTRACT* -- Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen
> > have clarified that fact at least a hundred times.

> What purpose do you feel calling a person "blind" or an "idiot" serves?
> I don't think you are contributing anything to this discussion.

He's not.  Would you please killfile him so that we can get on with life? :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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