This is the mail archive of the gcc@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project.


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: RFH: GPLv3


Richard Kenner wrote:
A contract requires  parties who come to an agreement.  Further it requires
consideration.  Neither are present in the GPL.

Of course software licenses have consideration: one party is getting to use software and the other party is giving the conditions (very roughly speaking) under which that software can be used.

No, no, no. A consideration is an exchange of value. It's part of a contract. A license is not a contract.

--
Michael Eager	 eager@eagercon.com
1960 Park Blvd., Palo Alto, CA 94306  650-325-8077


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]