The GPL Is a License, not a Contract

When I learned that the SCO v. IBM case is amazingly, still alive, I figured I’d check out Pamela Jones’s old blog, http://groklaw.net. Sadly, when she said she was leaving the Internet in 2013, she meant it.

However, I did run across this fantastic 2003 description of licenses vs. contacts written by the sorely missed Pamela Jones:

https://lwn.net/Articles/61292/

This is a nice reminder of how things are. If, for some reason, the link goes away, here is a PDF.

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