For Approval: GPLv3
chris at metatrontech.com
Fri Aug 31 20:48:14 UTC 2007
Raj Mathur wrote:
> All it seems to say is that the licensor and licensee may choose to
> enter into a contractual relationship outside of the rights granted by
> GPLv3, which relationship is independent of the GPLv3. The
> phrase "Whether and when" clearly indicates that there is no implicit
> or explicit contract created as a consequence of the GPLv3 itself.
I read it as, "Lawyers tell us this is a contract. We don't really care
if it is a legal contract or not as long as it governs the
redistribution of this work."
Note that here you have specific obligations made on both parties to the
contract. Offer + Acceptance + Consideration = ?
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