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Re: Fw: [FSF] FSF Settles Suit Against Cisco

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Fw: [FSF] FSF Settles Suit Against Cisco
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 20:10:47 +0000 (UTC)
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Rjack <> wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie wrote:

>> Yes, until the other side challenges it.  I'm sure Cisco has a
>> fully capable public relations department, which will be fully
>> aware of the SFLC's press release.  It would take them at most a
>> couple of hours to issue their own press release countering the
>> SFLC's.  Have a search for that and post the URL when (or rather,
>> if) you find it.

> The case was dismissed WITH PREJUDICE against the FSF. I cannot
> imagine a multi-billion dollar company like Cisco caring what
> spin the FSF publishes on its website.

Now come on, old RJ.  You're not village idiot enough to equate
"dismissed with prejudice" with "tossed out as meritless".  You've read
enough web pages where it's been explained what really happened.

Again, it boils down to the question, what's the GPL to you?  Are you
working for, or with, or in sympathy with some organisation (no matter
how badly organised) with an interest in vilifying the GPL or free
software?  If so, what sort of organisation?

> Sincerely,
> Rjack :)

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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