Wired Article on the GPL

Chip Salzenberg chip at valinux.com
Thu Mar 30 18:24:50 UTC 2000

According to W . Yip:
> A purchaser, particularly a bona fide one, may not know anything
> about the licenses attached to a copyright which he is purchasing,
> and thus deserves protection from copyright holders who may be
> dishonest.

Surely, though, that theory doesn't help Mattel -- they *did* know
about the free distribution license of cphack.  It was what drew their
attention in the first place!
Chip Salzenberg              - a.k.a. -              <chip at valinux.com>
"I wanted to play hopscotch with the impenetrable mystery of existence,
    but he stepped in a wormhole and had to go in early."  // MST3K

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