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Re: The GPL dream is finally over!

From: Linonut
Subject: Re: The GPL dream is finally over!
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2008 12:38:19 -0400
User-agent: slrn/ (Linux)

* David Kastrup peremptorily fired off this memo:

> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
>> Linonut's message quoted below proves that you just can't reason with
>> the GNU GPL true believers. Amusingly crazy clownish guys.
> Since they share this property with the courts and their decisions quite
> consistently, that's fine.  Laws are interpreted not by Terekhov's
> notions of sane, funny, crazy and drunk, but by the courts.
> And actually, the courts are not really interested in whether you follow
> the law for sane or for crazy reasons or out of pure coincidence.

His own evidence damns him:

MySQL gets protection for its trademark, but the other guys can still
use the GPL code.

Who's crazy here?  It's not the GPL "true believers", that's for sure.

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in?  I think
that's how dogs spend their lives.
                -- Sue Murphy

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