Re: CoC loving Linux programmers swear the GPLv2 is irrevocable. They are wrong. (As are the women they wish to empower).

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Re: CoC loving Linux programmers swear the GPLv2 is irrevocable. They are wrong. (As are the women they wish to empower).

william drescher
"Consideration" can be in form of "
detrimental reliance." That means that you relied on the license
and that reliance cost you something.

So if you spend money to pay programmers or if you spend time
writing programs based on the license you have paid for the
license.


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Re: CoC loving Linux programmers swear the GPLv2 is irrevocable. They are wrong. (As are the women they wish to empower).

william drescher
On 1/1/2019 7:42 AM, william drescher wrote:
> "Consideration" can be in form of "
> detrimental reliance." That means that you relied on the license
> and that reliance cost you something.
>
> So if you spend money to pay programmers or if you spend time
> writing programs based on the license you have paid for the license.
>
>

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estoppel#Promissory_estoppel_2


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