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Re: Another GNU License Question

From: mike3
Subject: Re: Another GNU License Question
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 01:18:14 -0700
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On Aug 12, 1:24 am, David Kastrup <> wrote:
> mike3 <> writes:
> > What exactly then is being said in the quoted passage?
> It defines "internal use", the situation where no distribution occurs.
> For example, if you made a lot of changes to a GPL program by
> inserting a bunch of private material, and then something breaks and
> you hire a programmer to fix it.  This programmer does not have the
> right to distribute your modified program to the world under the terms
> of the GPL.

Oh, and the license is directed at this hired guy, then. But does the
terms under the GPL mean that _you_ cannot go and grant the hired
guy permission to distribute your program even if for some odd
reason you wanted to?

> --
> David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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