Hyman Rosen wrote:
On 4/14/2010 2:35 PM, RJack wrote:
". . . provided that you also meet *all* of these conditions:. . ."
Condition 2(b) adds the qualification "work that you distribute or
publish". The phrasing might be a bit awkward, but the meaning is
clear. Language cleanup was one of the reasons for GPLv3, of course.
How do you cause the event ". . . the modified files to carry
prominent notices" when it is a precondition to permission to "You
may modify your copies. . ."?
The condition is a limitation on what the altered files may look
like. It is nonsensical to assume that copyright infringement occurs
due to the intermediate steps involved in producing a permitted
Do you have the slightest idea what you are blathering about? I don't.
For example, no publisher's contract with an author explicitly
authorizes the publisher to create intermediate copies for the
process of producing a book, such as printing plates or digital
copies. But an author suing for infringement on those grounds would
get laughed out of court, not least for your favorite "promissory
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