YAPL is bad (was: Re: Backlog assistance?)

Rob Myers robmyers at mac.com
Tue Sep 25 09:41:33 UTC 2001

On Monday, September 24, 2001, at 10:08  pm, Matthew C. Weigel wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>> This leads to a GPL-related issue which is not clear to me: can
>> redistribution of GPL code be constrained by an employment agreement?
> Well, that brings up the question of whether sharing within a
> corporation qualfies as "distribution," a question which I can't recall
> being answered (although it could just be my memory failing).

This was the source of my misunderstanding: The FAQ makes it clear that 
"Distribution" means "Public Distribution".

This should, however, be made absolutely explicit in the license. FAQs 
aren't binding, and ambiguities in licenses are bad, m'kay?

- Rob.
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