For Approval: Transitive Grace Period Public Licence, v1.0

Russ Nelson nelson at
Fri Feb 20 17:42:01 UTC 2009

Tzeng, Nigel H. writes:
 > Someone takes TGPPL code, makes a product and never releases
 > the result.  You don't know so you cant sue.  But this is no different 
 > than non-compliance for GPL or any other open source license.  
 > There's no expectation for a thief to inform the upstream "Hey, you 
 > need to sue us!"

It's not a copyright violation until twelve months have passed.  The
book-keeping becomes untractable.

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