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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 19:19:19 +0200

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie wrote:
> > Hyman Rosen is different; he reckons he's found a bug in copyright law,
>  > based on a mechanical, pedantic reading of some laws, and he's arguing
>  > to try and find the flaw;
> The flaw is not in copyright law. The flaw is in your interpretation of
> copyright law as forbidding certain things which it actually permits.
> The GPL is irrelevant; the interoperability which you believe is forbidden
> is in fact legal with any other program, regardless of its copyright, because
> there is no copying of the other program involved. You may make GCC code
> generators, Excel add-ins, Vista screen savers, or what have you without
> needing to be concerned with the copyrights of those other programs.



(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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