Re: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?

From: David Woodhouse
Date: Sat Dec 06 2003 - 04:56:29 EST

On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 18:28 -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 12:08:31AM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > You either do that or you don't have permission to use my work. Whether
> > your own work is derived or not is completely irrelevant; if you don't
> > agree to the terms of _my_ licence, you don't get to use _my_ code.
> If and only if, as has been pointed out here many times, your license is
> enforceable.

This is true. The above applies only if the licence is enforceable, as
Larry says.

As has also been pointed out many times; if my licence is not
enforceable then it is void, and you have no right to use my work
whether you obey its conditions or not.


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