[OT} How to un-GPL parts of a GPL'd module.

dsavitsk dsavitsk at e-coli.net
Wed Oct 9 08:01:45 CEST 2002


"Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters" <mertz at gnosis.cx> wrote in message
news:mailman.1034121132.27477.python-list at python.org...
> "Mark McEahern" <marklists at mceahern.com> wrote previously:
> |This is not quite the same thing.  When you're done taking the watch,
it's
> |no longer there for anyone else to enjoy.  Not so in the case of
> |intellectual property.

* * *

> Moreover, I do know that "IP" is different than physical object in
> respect to cost of reproduction.  And that actual difference ought to be
> recognized and embraced in law rather than having the distinction denied
> and obfuscated in ideology and law.

I am not sure what lawyer/law professor/judge told you otherwise, but the
distinction is widely recognized.  Whether the recognition is done so wisely
is another point, however.

-d





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