On 4/9/2010 2:29 PM, RJack wrote:
The GPL is preempted under U.S. copyright law
The GPL functions properly under US copyright law. The preemption of state laws equivalent to copyright is irrelevant to the GPL.
as well as being unenforceable under the common law of contracts.
The GPL is not enforceable because it is a voluntary license which need not be accepted. However, absent its acceptance, there is no permission to copy and distribute covered works, and anyone who does so is infringing copyright. _______________________________________________ gnu-misc-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-misc-discuss