How to change the squeak licence ?

Joshua Gargus schwa at
Mon May 9 11:51:40 UTC 2005

Cees De Groot wrote:

>On 5/9/05, Ross Boylan <RossBoylan at> wrote:
>>Under this logic, if I took squeak, stripped off the license, and
>>posted the remainder, perhaps with my own license, you'd be home
>>free.  This is a rather dubious interpretation.
>Well... I figure that at this point there's a sound legal system
>around theft of property, receipt in good faith of stolen goods,
>etcetera, in most parts of the world. I would have to give up my
>'license' which doesn't turn out to be a license, but if all is done
>in good faith by the recipient of said license I don't see how he/she
>would be liable for damages, etcetera.
You're probably right.  But what if they had built a business model 
around software they had written in Squeak, and could no longer use this 
model with the real licence?  (admittedly, this would probably not 
happen much in practice)


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