Question about the GPL v3

Chris Travers chris at
Fri Aug 17 15:30:48 UTC 2007

For what it is worth, I have also sent the question to gnu at

David Woolley wrote:
> Chris Travers wrote:
>> So, the general concensus here seems to be that if one has an 
> I don't see a consensus.  I only see you. A consensus requires the
> same, normally compromise, position to be taken bay everyone.
>> interactive but limited user interface not suited for displaying 
>> legal notices, then one cannot use GPL v3 code.
> Your MP3 example is poor, because one would only expect the notice
> at power on and branding, copyright notices and elaborate splash
> screens are already common on powerup.
> This, however is not a good place for questions about the GPL as its
> drafters have no commitment to monitor here.

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