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SubjectRe: Article: IBM wants to "clean up the license" of Linux
On Sun, Dec 20, 1998 at 03:17:33AM -0500, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> Then they should clearly read the GPL, decide what they can
> legal do, and not do, and then abide by the legalities of the GPL
> license. If that means that they can't do something that they'd
> like to... tough cookies. GPL is GPL for good reason. To
> prevent commercial exploitation of GPL source code

No. The GPL was designed to restrict the right to restrict rights.

Ralf

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