Subject: Re: selling GPL sources
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 20:42:02 -0700

Quoting Ian Lance Taylor (

> I agree that if the distributor is the sole author of the code that it
> is meaningless to speak of infringement.  The original posting does
> not indicate one way or another.

In replying, I was going by Guilherme's phrase "the author" (of "a
program that uses the GPL license").  Absent indication to the contrary,
one would normally assume that to be a singular-case noun.

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