[OT} How to un-GPL parts of a GPL'd module.
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
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> "Mark McEahern" <marklists at mceahern.com> wrote previously:
> |This is not quite the same thing. When you're done taking the watch,
> |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.
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