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Re: [PROPOSAL] Full text of GPL must be included

John Galt <galt@inconnu.isu.edu> writes:

> By law, what is not explicitly permitted is prohibited.  You are permitted
> ONLY to make verbatim copies, you are not allowed to use it as a basis for
> your own license because there is no explicit permission for it.  In fact
> there is an explicit denial of the right to make any change at all to
> it, one that is not delimited by further discussion, so is therefore
> absolute by law.

Copyright law does not extend so far; contracts in general are not


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