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Re: GNU licenses

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GNU licenses
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:13:38 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]
>> versed expression of Homer's Ilias and Odyssey, 
> Homer is in public domain.

So you say that civilization should be considered ended with the
advent of copyright?

You might be close to Stallman with that sentiment than you think.

> [...]
>> > (instead of removing economic incentive to create derivative works
>> > by making profit in a free market by trading derivative works) and
>> > I'd have no problem with that. That is what is called
>> > civilization.
>> You'll find that all civilized systems have regulations in place that
>> make sure that antisocial activities are not rewarded.
> and so public domain is banned in the GNU Republic.

Not at all.  You can release whichever works of your own into the
public domain.  You can't release the work of others into the public
domain, however.

> GNU Civilization.
> Uh, moron dak.

Running out of arguments again and resorting to name-calling,

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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