GPLv3's secretive Additional Terms

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Apr 23 11:30:25 UTC 2010

Chris Travers <chris at> writes:
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> writes:
> > The explanation is very simple: nobody (except you, apparently) has
> > ever needed to have it explained to them.
> That's hardly fair.  I remember a great deal of lively and informative
> discussion on this list between Richard Fontana and myself.

Yet neither you nor Richard nor I nor anyone else here except for our
nameless friend suffers from the misconception that it is all a big
conspiracy on the part of the FSF.  Perhaps because we understand the
difference between permissions and restrictions and that the baseline -
before the license is applied - is that nothing is permitted.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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