How To Break The GPL - Copyright versus Contract
arandir at meer.net
Fri Mar 10 03:50:22 UTC 2000
On Thu, 09 Mar 2000, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> I guess here it is a matter of asking the FSF whether they see themselves as
> having accomplished anything else, since when we employ the GPL we appear to
> be assigning copyright to the FSF.
Although members of GNU, and a few other people, assign their copyrights to the
FSF, the GPL does not require, or even ask for, this. The vast majority of GPLd
software retains the authors copyright.
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