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Re: GNU License, Again

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: GNU License, Again
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 21:52:34 +0200 (CEST)

   But the free software is the GPL program -- how does it protect
   free software by requiring that the non-GPL one become GPL
   as well? The free software is only the GPL program -- which
   can function on it's own, unlike the non-GPL program, and if all
   sources to said GPL program are divulged under GPL, then how
   is it made any less free? It isn't!!!

The end result is no longer free, since users are now prohibited from
running, studying, improving and distributing the non-free program.
The GPL sees that this will never happen, and users are always
guaranteed to always be free.

   So, it's to create *more* free code, right?

It keeps code free, you are not required to accept the GPL.

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