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Re: PROPOSAL: Objective-C++
- From: Joe Buck <jbuck at synopsys dot COM>
- To: dewar at gnat dot com
- Cc: aoliva at redhat dot com, jbuck at synopsys dot COM, discuss-gnustep at gnu dot org,embassociates at qwest dot net, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, shebs at apple dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 11:27:31 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: Objective-C++
> <<But this grant-back isn't transferable to customers, so without explicit
> permission in the license Apple couldn't give their customers permission
> to do something that the license forbids. Still, it's moot, the donated
> library would need to have the special exception.
> Sure it is! Apple could provide a separate license that allows anyone to do
> anything they like. The "pretty much anything" certainly includes the
> capability of issuing versions with different licenses.
We could argue the point, but it isn't relevant, as it would be an
argument over an unlikely hypothetical (that the FSF would insist
on a license that wouldn't be suitable).