has the LGPL licence fell through ?

Tom Spear speeddymon at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 18:05:23 CST 2005

Troy Rollo wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Dec 2005 10:08, Jeremy White wrote:
>>In fact, the only person that can demand anything wrt the LGPL is
>>someone that is running their software.  So if someone has bought
>>a copy of TurboLinux 11 in Japan, they have the right to demand
>>a copy of the source code to the Wine bits in Project David; presumably
>>they'd have to ask Turbo Linux.
> It's more complex than that. The only person who is entitled to a copy of the 
> source code is a person who has received a copy of the compiled code, however 
> that person has no legal right to enforce that entitlement. A person who has 
> copyright in the code has to then take enforcement action for breach of 
> copyright and breach of contract in order to enforce it. If a person with 
> copyright in the code receives the compiled code, then the rights are, more 
> conveniently, coincident in the same person.

Uhhh..  Ok, anyways, if I find any of my code in there, ill enforce 
breach of copyright..  I wrote it, I dont want money for it, but I would 
like to be notified of it's use by something/someone other than the media.

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