[Gllug] anti-GPL licence

jim jim at madeira.physiol.ucl.ac.uk
Tue Apr 30 13:46:55 UTC 2002

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> The new license for the SMB/CIFS references has clauses that forbid any
> derived product from beind released under the GPL, for a start.
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/24885.html

Is it possible that they just want to be able, if it comes to the crunch,
to say things like "OK, PROVE you didn't look at our docs"? The fact that
such an argument is self-evidently a pile of dingo's kidneys doesn't
really matter if you have as big a lawyer budget as Microsoft. 

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 loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained."
                                - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Study in Scarlet"

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