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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [gnu.org #239354] AutoReply concerning licensing question: Re: Apache Harmony / GNU Classpath
Date Thu, 26 May 2005 21:12:51 GMT
Great to know that you agree with the answer and thanks for answering
back to the public mailing list.

thanks,
dims

On 5/26/05, novalis@fsf.org via RT <licensing@fsf.org> wrote:
> The FAQ already lists several exceptions; I see no particular need to
> explicitly call out that they in fact work.  In addition, it turns out
> that there's a few possible ways they could work from a legal
> perspective, and singling out one in particular seems somewhat limiting.
> 
> On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 13:51 -0400, dims@apache.org via RT wrote:
> >
> > Is this accurate? If not, can you please frame both the question and
> > the answer in a FAQ style (easy-to-understand) and may be even put it
> > up on the Licensing FAQ page?
> >
> > Q: A copyright holder of a specific GPL-covered program, wishes to
> > modify some clauses of GPL itself, is it possible?
> >
> > A: Yes, A copyright holder can add on an "Exception" clause that states
> > the intentions of how they wish the programs to be used/modified/distributed
> > etc. In practice this works similar to dual-licensing.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > dims
> 
> --
> -Dave Turner
> GPL Compliance Engineer
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> 
> 
> 
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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