[License-discuss] GPLv3 'permanent' license reinstatement?

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Wed Oct 24 19:55:39 UTC 2018

Kevin P. Fleming dixit:

>As I read this, if I violate the license terms, notice my own
>violation, cure it, and at no time does anyone else notify me of my
>violations, then my license is reinstated *permanently*. If the
>reinstatement is indeed permanent, how could it ever be terminated
>again if I begin violating the terms again?

The reinstatement is permanent, not the licence.

After the reinstatement, another violation will terminate
the licence again.

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