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SubjectRe: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?
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On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 12:37:58PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> Your conditions for granting that permission do _not_ have to be
> restricted to licensing of derived works. You can even ask for _money_
> in return, if you like. Or you could require that the lucky recipient
> bathe in creosote daily, in order to receive your licence.
NAL, but look up "misuse of copyright". You can't just require
whatever pleases your fancy.

Eg,

http://www.digital-law-online.com/lpdi1.0/cases/15PQ2D1846.htm

> I could write a piece of software and tell you that you're only allowed
> to use it if you release _all_ future software you write under the GPL.
> Even stuff which isn't at all related, let alone non-derived.

Highly doubtful.

Andrew

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