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Re: More FSF hypocrisy

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: More FSF hypocrisy
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:22:45 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
Hyman Rosen wrote:
against public policy. A license which acts to make a work
more widely available is the opposite of that.

You're utterly confused regarding the GPL vs.
I bet that "fellow crank" Daniel Wallace would not file a complaint
against those.

Do you have any doubts, Hyman? Please explain why.

All of those other licenses allow the creation of products
which may be selectively withheld from the general public
by their creators. Only the GPL requires that creators not
so limit their works. Therefore the GPL is the best embodiment
of promoting the progress of science and useful arts - it makes
sure that the people will always have the works which use it.

Wallace would (probably) not complain about the others because
the others let him code grab, using the work of others for free
but denying his own users the same freedom.

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