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Re: [Gnash] Possible gnash license violation

From: Markus Gothe
Subject: Re: [Gnash] Possible gnash license violation
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 15:55:55 +0200

On 24 Jul 2008, at 15:51, Dave Crossland wrote:

2008/7/24 aaa aaa aaa aaa <address@hidden>:

If you look there, you'll see that Legal 3b) looks very strange.

That guy can commission work that is Public Domain, and that is fine
since PD is a superset of the freedoms granted by the GPL and does not
conflict in any way with the GPL's restrictions.

3b) No part of the deliverable may contain any copyright restricted 3rd party components (including GPL, GNU, Copyleft, etc.) unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the seller's Seller Legal Agreement.

Copyleft licenses impose some restrictions on freedom to make freedom
enduring. This is important because no restrictions mean freedom is
not maintained for all users of a program. If that guy doesn't want to
ensure the work he pays for remains free, that's his problem :-)


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