Subject: Re: [Freesw] Re: FreeDevelopers
From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 18:53:20 -0500

> Someone could argue that the GPL was an
> exclusive license and so the author gave all
> the rights away, and had nothing left to give,
> because otherwise the GPL and the other
> license fundamentally contradict. ...

I'm not a lawyer either, but I know a bit about IP licenses, and the above
hypothesis is crap. GPL doesn't say *anywhere* that it is an exclusive

If you were inclined to lose sleep over this suggestion, sleep comfortably.