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Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar

From: Peter Köhlmann
Subject: Re: Copyright Misuse Doctrine in Apple v. Psystar
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 17:50:27 +0100
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amicus_curious wrote:

> "David Kastrup" <> wrote in message
> 85ab8brg9a.fsf@lola.goethe.zz">news:85ab8brg9a.fsf@lola.goethe.zz...
>> "amicus_curious" <> writes:
>>> "Thufir Hawat" <> wrote in message
>>> news:Gpjol.24760$uG1.4427@newsfe16.iad...
>>>> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009 09:51:24 -0500, amicus_curious wrote:
>>>>> But the BusyBox authors are totally willing to give their work away
>>>>> and
>>>>> have been doing so for years.  The only thing that they are
>>>>> hammering their users in regard to is for not publishing the
>>>>> acknowledgement and code itself on the user's own site.
>>>> Exactly, if you choose to distribute *their* work then there are
>>>> conditions.  What's wrong with that?
>>> The conditions are silly and useless, making the authors appear to be
>>> the same.
>> So what?  You don't seem to have much of a problem with being silly and
>> useless, certainly being much more so than the BusyBox authors.
> But I am not suing companies for such trivia. 

And yet you are the one gloating about how MS would tear anyone to shreds 
doing similar things with MS software

> And you can only muster some
> inane slurs in response?  

He was extremely polite, given your extreme dishonesty

> That is pretty lame.

The one pretty lame would be you, Bill Weisgerber, with your lame attempts 
at making GPL an non-issue
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