[MPlayer-dev-eng] KiSS of copyright

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Mar 25 03:45:01 CET 2004

On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 11:46:01PM +0100, Christof Buergi wrote:
> Matthias Wieser sagte:
> > Am 17. 3 2004 09:54 schrieb Christof Buergi:
> >> Usage of the software is only seen as implicit acceptance, if the
> >> user must see a copy of the license prior of the use.
> > That only matters for relations between individuals and companies. But
> > KISS is not just a individual user of the mplayer software but a
> > company.
> Not quite. If the "user" is a company, the usage of the software is
> considered to be an implicit acceptance, if the person in charge must
> have seen the license.

No, you do not need a license to "use" software. The GPL makes it
abundantly clear that this is true at least for the GPL.


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