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Re: Another GNU License Question

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Another GNU License Question
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 10:01:42 -0500
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mike3 writes:
> But the GPL does not impose a restriction on the person _creating_ the
> software who intends to release it under the GPL, right?

The GPL is just a model license.  It doesn't do anything.  The owner of the
copyright grants certain rights to those he gives copies to by licensing
those copies under the terms of the GPL.  How could a unilateral grant of
rights impose restrictions on the grantor?
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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