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Re: patent infringement

On Aug 30 13:03, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 05:56:43PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
> >On 30 August 2006 17:25, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >
> >
> >I don't get what you're saying?  We did GPL the drinking game, didn't
> >we?
> >
> >As far as I can see, they're just distributing the sources for a
> >derivative work....
> Uh oh.  I now realize that we didn't get anyone to sign the Red Hat
> Drinking Game assignment.  The drinking game is GPLed but if you really
> want to participate in a nontrivial way, you have to sign the assignment
> which disavows Red Hat from any culpability.
> Although, hmm.  Maybe there could be a public domain type of drinking
> activity which would bypass this requirement.  Surely, this would be
> acceptable.

Nope.  Sign and drink, or don't sign and don't drink.

Of course you can have your sip without signing, but in this case the
trivial drink rule applies (no more than 10 sips).  Otherwise, without
signing Red Hat can't accept your drinking and it would just be a common


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