Michael Eager eager@eagercon.com
Mon Jul 16 15:30:00 GMT 2007

Richard Kenner wrote:

> A license is a form of a contract.  Look at nolo.com, a site aimed at
> giving legal advice to laypeople.  They define "license" as "A contract
> giving written permission to use ...".

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

Michael Eager	 eager@eagercon.com
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