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Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:25:57 +0100

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> It means that one can build a program which combines GPLed code and
> code under the other license and distribute it to users under the GPL
> as a whole. 

Subsuming other non-GPL works (licensed without permission to sublicense
under the GPL) and pretending that "a whole" is under the GPL is utter
legal nonsense.

You're intoxicated on FSF Kool-Aid. It is extremely addictive to certain
individuals with socialist tendencies.


(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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