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Re: The GPL and groupthink

From: Lusotec
Subject: Re: The GPL and groupthink
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 01:01:22 +0000
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RJack wrote:
> Here's a lucid article on the GPL groupthink attitude.
> ...
> 1) You can take a code of the BSD licensed software and make it your own.
> 2) You cannot appropriate the GPL licensed software (if so, you are
> punished).
> Here you see two different conceptions of what freedom is. The GPL
> license is the same thing as the communist Socialist Property Ownership
> Act, because you get equally punished in both cases (braking the GPL or
> the communist law).

Equally punished? Are you completely demented or just incredibly ignorant?!

> The BSD license is in compliance with the philosophy of FSF – you can
> run, copy, distribute, study, change, and improve the software

And you can take others rights to do the same! That is the problem with BSD 
license and I don't don't use it for my code.

> (see my
> above note about groupthink – philosophy of BSD is in harmony with FSF,
> but not in total harmony) ...
> How very true!

How very ridiculous, equalling GPL to communism. Do you even know what 
communism is?


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