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On 05/15/08 17:01, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:
> On 15/05/2008, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> 
>> How can the software be conveyed to me if I'm pushing buttons on a
>>  seat-back screen that's connected to a server in the stewardesses'
>>  area.  *Especially* since I don't own the seat!!!!
> 
> Depends on what "convey" means, doesn't it? I think YOU (and I, for
> that matter) need to read GPLv3 more closely.

  Convey \Con*vey"\ (k[o^]n*v[=a]"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     {Conveyed} (k[o^]n*v[=a]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Conveying}.]
     [OF. conveir, convoier, to escort, convoy, F. convoyer, LL.
     conviare, fr. L. con- + via way. See {Viaduct}, {Voyage}, and
     cf. {Convoy}.]
     1. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport.
        [1913 Webster]

The software is *not* being conveyed to the airline passenger.  It's
conveyed from the computer programmers to Airbus and the airlines.

How can you not see this?

>>  >                                          How does the AGPL handle a
>>  > situation like this, if the software were under the AGPL?
>>
>>
>> Don't know, don't care.
> 
> This looks like a good summary of your position.

Yup.  The GPL3 was designed by revolutionary purists who don't like
the fact that, since the revolution is almost won, they're about to
be brought behind the barn and shot.

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

ESPN makes baseball players better.
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