Copyright and License
gmcm at hypernet.com
Wed May 10 22:03:35 EDT 2000
Bernhard Reiter <breiter at usf.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE> wrote:
>Tim, you are correct, something in the publich domain stays in
>public domain, and you can still go on and reimplement what
>added to your software. But you have no saying over what they
At least where I come from, "free" and "control" are
>The GPL is among the savest Free Software licenses you can
>It is a bit complicated, but the complexity crawles in because
>copyright law is so complicated and not because the intention
Nah. It's complicated because it's conflicted.
>This sentences are flawed. If you do not use a strong Free
>license other Companies might lock up your code and make
>They might even gain a monopoly and you do not have a word
>to say about it.
If they do that, then I guess you're not capable of producing
a functional equivalent. So it's safe to say that your code is
an incidental part of their product.
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