Subject: Re: OSD modification regarding what license can require of user
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 00:33:29 -0500 (EST)

Russell Nelson scripsit:

> How do you know that such an intention was there?  Perhaps the program
> was designed to link with another, compatible non-GPL DLL, and mere
> compatibility allows it to link with the GPL DLL?  I really don't know 
> what a judge would say, and I expect that you don't know either.

"The devil himself knoweth not the mind of man."

Legal intent is always judged by objective evidence.

John Cowan <>
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