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Re: Another GNU License Question

From: mike3
Subject: Re: Another GNU License Question
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 21:44:54 -0700
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On Aug 20, 9:01 am, John Hasler <> wrote:
> mike3writes:
> > 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

It can't!

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