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Re: [chat] LGPL license w/o GPL infection
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- Subject: Re: [chat] LGPL license w/o GPL infection
- From: invisible ink <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Oct 15 10:39:01 2001
- Reply-by: Thu Oct 18 10:39:27 EST 2001
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begin Mary Gardiner quotation:
> > Define "Fair Use Rights"?
> As defined under copyright law. I don't know what they are for code,
> exactly, but it's the ones that allow you to make copies of up to 10% or a
> single chapter of a book for research purposes etc.
Pete and I were talking about this last night - how does Free Software fit
into research purposes? Tough one. Raz was a great reference about this
stuff whilst he was here...
> It's that kind of thing that means that the clause in the FrontPage
> licence about not being able to use it to make sites critical of
> Microsoft "won't stand up in court."
And those "you can't review and compare our SQL server software" clauses. No
one really bucks this though.
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