Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Oct 2009 18:25 UTC
Legal Now that all the nastiness of the discovery phase is behind us in the Apple vs. Psystar case, both parties are trying to get the case settled before it goes to court, much like the recent Vernor vs. Autodesk case. Both Apple and Psystar have filed motions asking for a summary judgement.
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GPL in a nutshell:
by lemur2 on Wed 14th Oct 2009 02:13 UTC
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GPL license allows you to:
Receive the (source and binary) code ... allowed. You have permission.
Read & study the (source and binary) code ... allowed. You have permission.
Copy the (binary) code (install it) to as many of your own machines as you like ... allowed. You have permission.
Run the (binary) code on as many of your own machines as you like ... allowed. You have permission.
Modify the (source and binary) code as you like for use on as many of your own machines as you like ... allowed. You have permission.
Redistribute the (binary AND matching source) code (modified or not) to anyone else (as long as you enable them to do everything listed here as you were allowed) ... allowed. You have permission.

Anything else outside of the above you might want to do ... you have no permission granted you via this GPL document.

Additional permissions may be sought via another license with different terms, otherwise the provisions of copyright law apply.

Edited 2009-10-14 02:21 UTC

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