OT - enough! Re: encforceability of the GPL
ernest.prabhakar at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 20:07:05 UTC 2008
Hi Alexander et al,
On Feb 11, 2008, at 12:01 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> Quoting Dan Wallace:
> The GPL is an egregious and pernicious misuse of copyright that
> rises to
> the level of an antitrust violation. The GPL requires control of all
> licensees' software patent rights as well as source code copyrights:
While I realize the question of "enforceability of the GPL" is of
interest to some of you, the reality is that there are numerous
complex legal issues which most lawyers are *not* willing to discuss
in this type of forum.
The end result is that we get a lot of half-baked discussions, rather
than a sober legal analysis, which ultimately does NOT benefit the
Without placing or assigning blame to any particular party, I am
formally declaring this item "off topic" for the L-D list. I ask all
of you to cease posting or replying publicly.
If any of you have unresolved issues where you feel you must say
something, please email that person privately; and please, don't post
any private emails to the list.
If any of you have problems with this policy, feel free to email me
-- Ernie P.
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