For Approval: Transitive Grace Period Public Licence, v1.0
nelson at crynwr.com
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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