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From "Ivan Volosyuk" <ivan.volos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Sun will take GPL License?
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 12:16:48 GMT
On 11/10/06, Dalibor Topic <robilad@kaffe.org> wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir <at> pobox.com> writes:
>
> > Classically, licensors seem to just make a statement about it.
>
> Yup, authors should know best what terms apply to their works. Practically
> speaking, if they went with the GPL, Sun could just say "it's not 'viral' for
> all the practical purposes" and that would be the quick end of any scary
> problem, I guess.

IMHO, there can be still scary problems if some parts of the code are
covered by patents even if the code is licensed by GPL v2. Am I
correct?

-- 
Ivan

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