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Re: For Clones we dont need private police but Good logic

Post by hgm » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:54 pm

Eelco de Groot wrote:This seems a bit unclear now that they are not actually the "owners" of the code anymore?
The standard contract does not seem to contain a provision for this. But they could have negociated a special deal, of course.

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Re: For Clones we dont need private police but Good logic

Post by hgm » Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:03 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
Olivier Deville wrote:Actually Chris was drunk and Peter was joking. There is no such engine.

Olivier
No, I was on steroids and Peter was on antibiotics.

:P

Christopher
How impolite... :lol:

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Re: For Clones we dont need private police but Good logic

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:52 pm

Christopher Conkie wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:
hgm wrote:You are correct. They have a private fork.
My point....thanks....
Dr.D
"Tae help the folk in medical school, word is passed around
A body nae mair than ten days auld will bring in fourteen pound.
It's a terrible thing, but truth tae say ---in this age o' greed
A man's worth little when he's alive, but plenty when he's deid."

"An' it's doon the close an' up the stair
A but-an'-ben wi' Burke and Hare
Burke's the butcher, Hare's the thief
And Deeb is the man that buys the beef."


:)

Christopher
You got me with this one I have to admit even though you were drunk :P

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Re: For Clones we dont need private police but Good logic

Post by Christopher Conkie » Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:55 am

Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:
Christopher Conkie wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:
hgm wrote:You are correct. They have a private fork.
My point....thanks....
Dr.D
"Tae help the folk in medical school, word is passed around
A body nae mair than ten days auld will bring in fourteen pound.
It's a terrible thing, but truth tae say ---in this age o' greed
A man's worth little when he's alive, but plenty when he's deid."

"An' it's doon the close an' up the stair
A but-an'-ben wi' Burke and Hare
Burke's the butcher, Hare's the thief
And Deeb is the man that buys the beef."


:)

Christopher
You got me with this one I have to admit even though you were drunk :P

:lol:
It a very sober judgement of you.

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Re: For Clones we dont need private police but Good logic

Post by Dirt » Sat Sep 05, 2009 1:22 am

bob wrote:
Bill Rogers wrote:
Alexander Schmidt wrote:
Bill Rogers wrote:a complete 10% change in the software to declare it a new program.
And?

Then you have a "new program" but still broke copyright laws...
These were the copyright laws that I was quoting. The company I worked for wrote an accounting package that ran citys and counties across the nation. It normally sold for $50,000.00 so they were very much aware of all the copyright laws.
Like I said in the previous post if anything has changed then point me to the legal area where it is quoted.
Bill
Check the GNU GPL agreement. When a piece of code is distributed under that license, all the terms of the license apply. Even if more restrictive than copyright laws.
No set percentage of changes under 100% will make a work exempt from copyright infringement. There are guidelines, but in the end it's up to the judges.

The GPLv2 is no more restrictive than copyright. It is only a license to use copyrighted material, not an EULA. I think this is true of GPLv3 as well.

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