[Haskell-cafe] Why Not Haskell? (sidenote on licensing)

Udo Stenzel u.stenzel at web.de
Mon Aug 7 07:21:12 EDT 2006

Matthias Fischmann wrote:
> But if GPL is stuck to any part of the code and
> manages to infect the rest, the client can make you sign as many NDAs
> as there can be.  The GPL still entitles you to sell it.

Nonsense.  The GPL says, *if* you distribute a binary, *then* you also
have to distribute the complete, machine readable source.  It also
specifically says that if that is impossible (because of an NDA or
whatever), you must not distribute the software at all.  Have you ever
read the damn thing?!

Wo die Macht geistlos ist, ist der Geist machtlos.
	-- aus einem Gipfelbuch
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