RFH: GPLv3

Robert Dewar dewar@adacore.com
Sun Jul 15 13:33:00 GMT 2007


Richard Kenner wrote:
>> Actually the whole notion of violating a license is a confused one.  The
>> violation is of the copyright, the license merely gives some cases in
>> which copying is allowed. If you copy outside the license you have not
>> "violated" the license, you have simply infringed the copyright, and the
>> license is irrelevant.
> 
> Well, yes and no

Well I disagree with your analysis, but anyway neither of us are
attorneys (though I am a legal expert in copyright and license
matters), and it is pointless to argue such issues here, since they
are really not germane in any case to the fundamental issue of how
to handle the transition.



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