"Alfred M\. Szmidt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > First, no third party (even the author of a GPLed work) can > > give you permission to copy anything from a computer or medium > > that is not your property. > > > > The owner of the computer/CD explcitly gave this permission by > > giving access to the content. What part of the scenario do you > > simply not understand? > > If I give some person the key to my apartment and ask him to fetch > a book from there, that does not mean that he gets all rights that > I as the owner of the apartment have. It does not give him > permission to read my letters, even though the content of the > letters is not tangible property. > > You still confuse "access" and "ownership". The owner is the > licensee, nobody else. > > And you are confusing property with software.
What about "permission to read my letters" don't you understand? You are being singularly disingenuous. > If I take your book, you loose the book. Who is talking about the book? We are talking about access to the apartment, and perusal of letter contents. -- David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum _______________________________________________ Gnu-misc-discuss mailing list Gnufirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-misc-discuss