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Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL

From: Peter Köhlmann
Subject: Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 12:20:45 +0100
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Rjack wrote:

> Peter Köhlmann wrote:
>> Rjack wrote:
>>> Thufir Hawat wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:44:38 -0400, Rjack wrote:
>>>>> "IBM wasn't happy when Sun released Java under the GPL instead
>>>>> of a more permissive open source software license. It's
>>>>> possible that if IBM acquired Sun, Big Blue would move Java
>>>>> towards a multi-licensed approach and potentially put it under
>>>>> the Apache Software License in addition to the GPL. This would
>>>>> make it easier for Sun's Java technology to be integrated into
>>>>> existing open source Java implementations, such as the Apache
>>>>> Harmony project, and it would also make it easier for Java to
>>>>> be repurposed by third parties for proprietary uses."
>>>>> The SFLC suits are having an effect -- just not the one they
>>>>> hoped for. As more and more companies move away from "free
>>>>> software" to "open source software" the FSF propaganda campaign
>>>>> is falling flat on its ass.
>>>>> Sincerely, Rjack :)
>>>> You have it backwards.  When *sun* licenses software, IBM likes
>>>> apache/ BSD type licenses.  When *IBM* licenses software, ie
>>>> gnu/linux, IBM likes the gpl.
>>> You Freetards never learn. For Christ's sake, IBM was the World's
>>> first viscous computer monopolist. How soon Freetards forget! IBM
>>> likes anything that enhances their bottom line. Freetards are
>>> Micro$oft's enemy. IBM like Al Quaeda, believes "My enemy's enemy is
>>> my friend."
>>> IBM wrote the first edition book on computer monopoly practices.
>>> Micro$oft simply read that book and wrote the second edition. IBM
>>> will behead its Freetard friends the very second its becomes
>>> profitable to do so. I am utterly amazed at you Freetard sheep lying
>>> in bed with a Tyranasaurus like IBM. Big Blue knows the GPL is
>>> unenforceable and will wipe your Freetard asses with it the moment
>>> it's profitable to do so.
>> And here we have, folks: The dumbest post so far this year
>> Time to create a new "award". I propose "The DFS-award".
>> It should be awarded regularly to those who are incredibly stupid and
>> full of shit. Rjack has all of those
> Must have struck a nerve, huh Petey?

Yes. It physically hurts seeing such incredibly stupid bullshit like your 
idiotic rants
I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person.

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