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Re: Is the GPL all encompassing?

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Is the GPL all encompassing?
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 14:13:13 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
"If programmers deserve to be rewarded for creating innovative programs,
by the same token they deserve to be punished if they restrict the use
of these programs."
    -- Richard M. Stallman

What say you now, Hyman?

I'm not Richard Stallman? I don't believe it's (too) morally wrong
to create programs that people are prohibited from running, reading,
changing, or sharing, but I do believe that it's illegal to copy and
distribute programs in violation of copyright.

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