For Approval: GPLv3

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Tue Aug 28 09:07:11 UTC 2007

On 8/28/07, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > The GPLv3 talks about licenses from *original licensors*, not
> > sublicenses from sublicensors. So tell us stupid
> Stop calling me stupid.  Show some respect.

I actually meant myself and Chris. You, OTOH, must be really smart. :-)

> > once again how that conversion theory supposed to work and what made
> > you become original licensor to Chris Travers' BSDL code.
> Chris Travers is the original licensor.  He gives me "a license [...],
> to run, modify and propagate that work, subject to this License [GPL]."

He granted you rights subject to BSD license, not GPL.

And the GPL says that your recipients get the license from the
original licensor, not you.

So once again: how could that become GPL?


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