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You misinterpreted me

You misinterpreted me

Posted Oct 16, 2004 20:09 UTC (Sat) by rickmoen (subscriber, #6943)
In reply to: You misinterpreted me by hummassa
Parent article: Buying the kernel

hummassa wrote:

But you emphasized just my point: If the derived code author wants to distribute it, the original code author eventually can stop him -- via a tort.

Actually, you're completely disregarding my correction and changing the subject: You were saying that the author of the derivative work "has no option" but to distribute it under the upstream work's terms. My point was that this is absolutely false -- and is a very common error.

Rick Moen
rick@linuxmafia.com


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