[ILUG] Novell A Linux Leader? GPL 3 and
paul at clubi.ie
Tue Feb 7 15:14:25 GMT 2006
On Tue, 7 Feb 2006, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> And that's the problem; it's no longer simply a software license.
It affects the software.
> Why not? What if I distribute some GPL software on a hard-wired ROM?
Interesting idea :).
However, that's not the same as DRM, where modification is quite
viable but artificially restricted.
> You decide whether or not to buy modifiable hardware when you buy it.
You might find out only after you've bought it that the authors of
the software wanted you to be able to modify it.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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