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Re: GPLed Software Expiration Date

From: Richard Tobin
Subject: Re: GPLed Software Expiration Date
Date: 20 Dec 2007 16:12:50 GMT

In article <>,
Koh Choon Lin <> wrote:

>I would like to find out how long would a software be under the GNU
>GPL before it expires and transfers to the public domain. Forever?

The GPL gives you the right to copy something that copyright law would
otherwise restrict you from.  So the issue is how long copyright lasts
in your country.

-- Richard


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