YAPL is bad (was: Re: Backlog assistance?)
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?
license-discuss archive is at http://crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?3
More information about the License-discuss