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Re: "Adobe Open Source License" GPL compatible?

From: Rui Miguel Seabra
Subject: Re: "Adobe Open Source License" GPL compatible?
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 14:48:39 +0100

On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 14:18 +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> [...]
> > Because those that have somewhat more insight, see that your arguments
> > do not apply, because you're talking of a radically different concept
> > (first sale doctrine) than (re)distribution as if they where the exact
> > same thing.
> They may well be radically different concepts under GNU Copyright 
> Law (I know that you have much more insight regarding it than me). 

What happens to ONE copy, wheter it is in your hands alone, or if you
gave THAT copy to someone else, that's first sale.

> As for US CODE: Title 17, "(re)distribution" is nonexistent and 
> "first sale" limitation on exclusive distribution right is quite 
> real.

But you can't MAKE COPIES of YOUR copy and (re)DISTRIBUTE them unless
you have distribution rights.
This is plain default copyright law.


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+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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