GPL and GCC profiling

Daniel Berlin dberlin@dberlin.org
Thu Jul 1 15:40:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 17:35 +0200, Tobias Oberstein wrote:
> Daniel,
> 
> >>well, do you think i can realistically find a lawyer who
> >>understands all legal implication of using GCC/GPL'ed tools in
> >>building software with GPL-incompatible license? you know one?
> > 
> > 
> > There are some of us out there :)
> > 
> > (well, not quite yet, I won't be licensed to practice law in any state
> > for at least a few months).
> 
> aha;)
> 
> btw: the FSF sits in Boston, MA. does it mean tentative violations of
> the GPL by any global (e.g. non-US) entity will be brought to court
> in Massachusetts?

As with everything in law, it depends (i'm not going to enumerate the
entire tree of possibilities, as it's way offtopic for the list).

--Dan



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