Re: Desert island test
On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Mike Hommey wrote:
> You're taking it in the wrong order.
> The GPL doesn't forbid you to distribute the code because of the bloody
> murderer. The dissident and the desert island tests are about
> restrictions *inside* the license, related to some situations. Here, you
> just expose a situation.
The GPL prohibits you from distributing the program unless you do something
(distributing code) that the bloody murderer keeps you from doing.
The mandatory changes license prohibits you from distributing the program
unless you do something (send the changes back) that being stuck on an
island keeps you from doing.