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    SubjectRe: how about mutual compatibility between Linux's GPLv2 and GPLv3?
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    On Jun 28, 2007, Alexandre Oliva <oliva@lsd.ic.unicamp.br> wrote:

    > On Jun 28, 2007, Alexandre Oliva <oliva@lsd.ic.unicamp.br> wrote:
    >> So, let's narrow the scenario to: tivoized machine downloads binary
    >> from protected site, refrains from downloading sources that it could
    >> download, user can still access and copy the binaries, but can't
    >> obtain the sources because the machine opted not to get them.

    >> Now, the user can't distribute the binaries, because doing so without
    >> being able to get the sources to pass them on would be copyright
    >> infringement. Would a court see this as a restriction on distribution
    >> imposed by the distributor? Or by the copyright holder?

    > I'm not sure my point was clear (not even to myself), so let me try to
    > clarify with a slightly different scenario.

    http://fsfla.org/svnwiki/blogs/lxo/2007-07-01-gplv3-tivo-and-linux.en

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    Alexandre Oliva http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
    FSF Latin America Board Member http://www.fsfla.org/
    Red Hat Compiler Engineer aoliva@{redhat.com, gcc.gnu.org}
    Free Software Evangelist oliva@{lsd.ic.unicamp.br, gnu.org}
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