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SubjectRe: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?
On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 02:25:16PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> 3. Disagree with my example, given in the final two paragraphs,
> which makes it clear that a copyright licence _may_ make
> restrictions on the licensing of even non-derived works. Note
> that although my example is a licence where the licensee must
> release _all_ future work under the same licence, I'm not
> claiming that the GPL does this; I only claim that such a
> licence is _possible_.

Unless I need more coffee (which is certainly possible, it's early),
yeah, I disagree with this. A contract could do this but a copyright
based license doesn't seem like it can.
Larry McVoy lm at
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