License Proliferation

Russell Nelson nelson at
Thu Sep 8 05:11:44 UTC 2005

Matthew Seth Flaschen writes:
 > Essentially, all it says is that derivative works of GPL code can
 > be distributed if they are licensed under the GPL.

Don't summarize legal documents.  It makes you wrong.  Quote them:

"You may not impose any further restrictions on the recipients'
exercise of the rights granted herein."

 > Like I said, there are really no restrictions, just rights.

"  To protect your rights, we need to make restrictions that forbid
anyone to deny you these rights or to ask you to surrender the rights."

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