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Re: [LMAO] El Reg: "GPLv2 - copyright code or contract?"

From: Hadron
Subject: Re: [LMAO] El Reg: "GPLv2 - copyright code or contract?"
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 20:06:35 +0200
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Alan Mackenzie <> writes:

> In gnu.misc.discuss Alexander Terekhov <> wrote:
>> Alan Mackenzie wrote:
>> [...]
>>> Software writers of good faith have no difficulty at all with the GPL.
>> Who appointed you to talk for "software writers of good faith", Alan?
> Don't be silly.  One doesn't need to be elected to state plain facts.
> I am myself a software writer of good faith, and I know lots of others,
> and none of us has the slightest difficulty with the GPL.  You are not
> a software writer at all, as far as I can remember, so you're not in a
> position to dispute this.

If "slightest difficulty" means you don't really care the fine. But to
try and maintain it's clear and easy is somewhat disingenuous on your
part. It should be abbundantly apparent to anyone who follows thread
about the GPL that it's not "easy" and "totally clear" at all.

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