The regrettable use of "all" in Section 7 of the GPL

Bjorn Reese breese at
Thu Feb 19 19:11:01 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 14:23, John Cowan wrote:

> Therefore, the distribution of all GPLed software is, at least in
> the U.S., forbidden by the terms of the GPL, and should come to a
> screeching halt.  I have spoken.

The probationer is not prevented from distributing the software
because of patent restrictions.

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