Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sat Jul 26 03:38:22 UTC 2008

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>  2. You may [...] provided that you also meet all of these conditions
>> There's no room to interpret that as saying "or some other license
>> you found on some web page"
> There's no denying of this possibility, and there couldn't be.
> Welcome to the world of copyright.  Seriously, do us all a favor, and
> go talk to a lawyer.  Ask the FSF.

The FSF has gone so far as to say that not only does everything included 
in the work as a whole when distributed together have to be covered by 
the GPL, by also anything that might conceivable be connected to create 
a derived work, such as a library distributed separately.

 > Read SFLC's position paper.

Only the specific copyright owner's position would matter.

> Please stop spreading misinformation.

That's funny - remember this post is in response to my exact quote of 
the license section 2b.  Do you really consider what the license 
actually say as misinformation?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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