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

Tzeng, Nigel H. Nigel.Tzeng at
Sun Feb 22 00:51:57 UTC 2009

>From: Chris Zumbrunn [chris at]

>Yes, that would avoid that particular pitfall. However, now we are
>back at square one, because now what you said earlier isn't true

True.  However, I would think it falls in the same category as in 
house GPL code that escapes into the wild.

What is the legal standing of that code if an ex-employee 
maliciously releases it?  I assume that there would be
equal confusion since it would look like the original GPL source
plus additions.  Most folks wouldn't know that whomever
let it out the door wasn't authorized to do so.

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