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Re: gpl licensing

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: gpl licensing
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2006 18:54:28 +0100 (CET)

   How the hell do you get "can happily coexist" and "destroying
   intellectual property" to logically fit together?

I didn't write anything about mess that is "Intellectual Property",
and strongly disagree with any usage of the word.  Not to mention that
copyright law, patent law, and trademark law have absolutley nothing
to do with economic models like communism/capitalism.

   It's an economic model that hopes to destroy capitalistic notions
   of intellectual property.

Free software has nothing to do with economics.  Charging a fee for
writting a program, or distributing it is perfectly OK.  Subjugating a
users freedom to run, study, improve and distribute programs is on the
other hand not OK; note that none of these freedoms speak about

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