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Re: Richard Stallman what a tosser, and lies about free software

From: Aaron R. Kulkis
Subject: Re: Richard Stallman what a tosser, and lies about free software
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 08:57:47 -0500

Les Mikesell wrote:
> "Jeffrey Siegal" <> wrote in message
> > Craig Kelley wrote:
> > > Not in my experience.  Once most people understand what the GPL truely
> > > means, they tend to avoid it.
> >
> > I don't know what "most people" means, nor do I believe you have any
> > evidence to support this claim.
> >
> > There certainly is no shortage of people, and a significant number of
> > major corportations, using and contributing to GPL software.  I don't
> > believe that they are ignorant.  They have a reasonable, working
> > understanding of what GPL means.  In my experience working with
> > corporate clients on free software issues, it doesn't take more than
> > five minutes to convey a such a reasonable working knowledge.
> What is your best estimate of the percentage of people working
> with GPL'd code who know whether code that dynamically
> links to a shared library not included in the distribution becomes
> a 'derived work' under control of that library's copyright?

Ignorance is ignorance.  The blame lies on the programmer, NOT the GPL.

>     Les Mikesell

Aaron R. Kulkis
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