[Linux-aus] Bad timing if ever I've seen it; FOSS users are *safer* than EULA-bound
leon at cyberknights.com.au
Fri Aug 20 11:47:01 UTC 2004
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004 07:10, Arjen Lentz wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 10:44, Leon Brooks wrote:
> > It's also worth noting that TSG was still offering the disputed
> > code for free and open download from their own servers as at 04
> > August. Their case has no legs.
> A copyright holder can give away its stuff to one group and sell it
> to another. That's its perogative. So, giving away something can in
> no way be regarded as an indication of lack-of-ownership.
That's not their problem. If TSG also gave it away, they can't ask IBM
for damages against any lost sales of it.
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