Subject: Re: Get ready....
From: bruce@perens.com
Date: 15 Apr 1999 03:32:00 -0000

From: Arkin <arkin@trendline.co.il>
> Copyright was invented to cover literary work and protect the authors of
> literary work. Legal documents are not literary works. There are so many
> ways you can express the same contractual agreement. Thus, you may
> freely copy all portions of the GPL that are strictly legal clauses.

That might be true in Israel, but not here.

> The GPL is, however, subject to trademark restrictions

No, it is not. GPL is not a trademark. If you don't believe me, ask Richard
Stallman.

	Bruce