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Re: GPL Mere Aggregation question

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: GPL Mere Aggregation question
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 18:20:20 -0600
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Ad writes:
> I disagree. There are plenty of spots in the GPL that way too open to
> interpration, which seems to be exactly the problem here.

No.  The problem is that they are trying to bluff you.

> I and the FAQ interpret it one way, the company interprets it another.

I can "interpret" black as white, too, and if I talk fast enough I might
get you to believe it.  That doesn't make it "open to interpretation" in
any meaningful sense.

> Ultimately it's the companies interpretation of the GPL that I will abide
> by...

Then why did you ask?

> would just make sense to me that if a company releases something
> under the GPL that it would result in some fairly clear cut criteria on
> what can/can't be done with the software.

It does.  They don't like it, though, so they have invented their own
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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