Subject: Re: OSD modification regarding what license can require of user
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 10:23:23 -0500 (EST)

John Cowan writes:
 > It's not as bad as that: copyright law lets you do the things you
 > want.

No it doesn't:

 > 2) You may make derivative works from the software,

Copyright law already gives them permission to make derivative works.
They just can't *copy* them.  But they don't want to, and aren't going
to.

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