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Re: softwarecombinations paper again Re: LGPL vs. GPL

From: Tim Smith
Subject: Re: softwarecombinations paper again Re: LGPL vs. GPL
Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2008 19:40:25 -0700
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In article <>,
 Ciaran O'Riordan <> wrote:

> Tim Smith <> writes:
> >> [Well, I skimmed it, but it was quickly obvious that a skim is all it 
> >> deserved.]
> >
> > Can you give any specific criticism?
> The meritlessness of that paper, at least insofar as it could create
> problems for GPL enforcers, has been proven by the zero reaction of the rich
> companies with big legal teams who stand to gain from creating such
> problems.  So since there's no useful application for an analyses of why it
> is wrong, I won't spend time doing that.

Your skimming skills evidently suck, since you have completely failed to 
grasp the situations the paper is analyzing.

--Tim Smith

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