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From: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@g.o>
Subject: Re: Question about other people's intellectual property
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 14:18:48 -0500
Chris Gianelloni wrote: [Mon Apr 11 2005, 02:01:57PM CDT]
> I have a question that I haven't been able to get a suitable answer to
> as of yet.  Then again, I haven't asked the right people I am sure.
> 
> What legal standing does the Foundation have in regard to Gentoo
> developers?  If I wanted to, for example, work with a certain software
> company to be able to distribute their products in a slightly modified
> form, something which is explicitly forbidden in their license, but they
> were willing to license the software to the Foundation for this explicit
> purpose, would that apply to all of Gentoo?  The Foundation members?
> Nobody?

I've no idea what you're asking, I'm afraid.  Could you provide a more
explicit, even if fictitious, example?

Thanks,
g2boojum
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