OSD modification regarding what license can require of user

Russell Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Thu Mar 14 15:23:23 UTC 2002

John Cowan writes:
 > It's not as bad as that: copyright law lets you do the things you
 > want.

No it doesn't:

 > 2) You may make derivative works from the software,

Copyright law already gives them permission to make derivative works.
They just can't *copy* them.  But they don't want to, and aren't going

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