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Re: Artifex v. Diebold: "The GPL is non-commercial!"

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Artifex v. Diebold: "The GPL is non-commercial!"
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 02:15:58 -0500
User-agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20081105)

Alexander Terekhov wrote:
What does that ("honoring the terms of the GPL for standalone
Ghostscript") have to do with the copyright law, Hyman?
> The GPL is not the copyright law, don't you agree with that, Hyman?

Copyright law forbids Diebold from making copies of Ghostscript
and distributing them. In order to do so legally, they must have
permission from the copyright holder. That permission comes either
from the GPL or from a separate license agreement with Artifex.

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