Re: Can a recipients rights under GNU GPL be revoked?
- Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:55:39 +0000
- From: mick crane <mick.crane@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Can a recipients rights under GNU GPL be revoked?
On 2019-01-28 09:21, Curt wrote:
these years), and, well, all hell has broken loose.
I'm uncertain how this all articulates into a coherent whole.
worry (or threat?) is a disgruntled hacker (doubtless one of the old
dinosaurs), ejected for violating the new LGBT-friendly CoC, might
license grant for his code (a prospect Raymond doesn't find judicially
I did try to comprehend all of the GPL at one time and found it very
tricky to navigate.
Think the upshot is you can sell it or give it away but you have to make
the source available and include this license.
So I guess you would have to go back to the people wrote the older bits
of code that was released under the GPL and any new stuff that
includes/is based on the older code and doesn't work without is covered
by the GPL.
ie you can sell it or give it away but you have to make the source
available and include this license.
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