GPL v3 problem list
andreas.roehler at online.de
Wed Nov 11 03:47:54 EST 2009
> The GPL is just a conditional grant of license; this is not a problem.
> The problem (at least in the US) is that it's deliberately cast as a
> bare license, based solely on copyright law, not contract law. Since
> copyright law explicitly reserves *all* rights to the owner, the
> licensee has no rights to use to enforce the license.
Which is a fine thing IMHO. We need less legal strive, not to feed still more fat
cats with unpaid work of developers.
> It's very interesting to me that FSF legal has chosen to do this.
Beside assignment-delire they have done the right things AFAIS.
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