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SubjectRe: freed_symbols [Re: People, not GPL [was: Re: Driver Model]]
On Sun, 2003-10-05 at 06:56 -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
> You're forgetting that what the GPL says doesn't matter if it is
> unenforceable.

If the licence is invalid then there exists no licence and it is an
offence to use the software in question at _all_.

> Remember all the people yelling at me that they can
> reverse engineer BK in spite of any no-reverse-engineering clauses?
> That same logic applies to the GPL, you can't have it both ways.

I wasn't doing that yelling.

> It doesn't matter what you think, or I think, or Linus thinks. What
> matters is what is legal and what isn't.

Agreed.

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dwmw2


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