a proposed change to the OSD

Russell Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Sat Oct 26 18:52:26 UTC 2002

Dr. David Alan Gilbert writes:
 > * Bruce Perens (bruce at perens.com) wrote:
 > > My only concern is how this would interact with Larry's new license.
 > Well I was thinking about GPL on libraries since that restricts what you
 > are allowed to link the library against; (No I'm not trying to get into
 > an argument about the merits or not of this).

No, it doesn't.  The GPL only has a few minor terms covering use.  The 
GPL relies on the act of distribution for enforcing its conditions.

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