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Re: GPL v3 Draft

On 2/22/06, olive <olive.lin@versateladsl.be> wrote:

[... Not a Contract ...]

> I do not see why you object to this theory.

Go ask Barnes & Thornburg LLP. "[O]ne of the Midwest's largest law
firms" says that

"The GPL, like the shrinkwrap license in ProCD, is a license
applicable to anyone who receives its terms and chooses to use it, and
by using it, accepts the terms under which the software was offered.

(In ProCD the court then held the "license" valid and enforceable as a


P.S. Never mind that EULAs don't convey any rights under 17 USC 106
(subject to limitations under 17 USC 117 and etc.) at all.

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