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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Chris Ahlstrom
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 06:31:53 -0400
User-agent: slrn/ (Debian)

After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
  this bit o' wisdom:

> On Tue, 05 May 2009 23:12:10 GMT, Thufir Hawat wrote:
>> Some the misunderstandings you cite are effects of the GPL.  For 
>> instance, sure, there's only a downstream requirment, but, in effect 
>> improvements will make their way upstream.  So, what's the harm of this 
>> misconception?
> No, improvements don't necessarily make their way upstream.  Let's say I
> create an app derived from GPL code.  I sell it for $1 million dollars.  Do
> you really think the guy that paid $1 million for it will just give the
> code away to others?  Nope.

Yup.  It has happened.

You will be surrounded by luxury.

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