Re: Final text of GPL v3
* Francesco Poli:
>> To be honest, I can't see any problems with this particular aspect of
>> the SHING GPL.
> "SHING GPL" ?
"Sun HP IBM Nokia Google", major funders of the FSF and beneficiaries
of this clause:
| You may convey covered works to others for the sole purpose of
| having them make modifications exclusively for you, or provide you
| with facilities for running those works, provided that you comply
| with the terms of this License in conveying all material for which
| you do not control copyright. Those thus making or running the
| covered works for you must do so exclusively on your behalf, under
| your direction and control, on terms that prohibit them from making
| any copies of your copyrighted material outside their relationship
| with you.
Among other things, this allows to run
GPLv3-software-turned-proprietary on grid-like services. I would have
preferred that this remained a grey area.