Subject: Re: GNU and classified software
From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@eros-os.org>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 19:54:41 -0400

> > So here's an evil meme:  Dr. Crispie's Evil Proprietary GCC Club.
Membership
> > is $500/year.  Members get access to our private fork of GCC.  Members
may not
> > share code outside the organization, or they forfeit their membership.
Giving
> > code from one member to another is not distribution -- its a transfer
within a
> > single legal entitity

The non-sharing constraint violates GPL, and there isn't an intellectual
property contract. Have all members sign all IP rights to Dr. Crispie and
you might have something, though..:-)


Jonathan