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Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs
Date: 06 Jul 2004 19:51:18 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]

> > and being dragged before court in the first place (what is what
> > you are recommending by promulgating interpretations of the law
> > that are clearly not shared by the copyright holders), but they
> > are also likely ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> You mean the FSF? Bunch of zealots with a lawyer that mostly teach
> history and spreads anarchistic propaganda. Not a serious opponent.

Which must be why they were able to force NeXT computers to open their
Objective C compiler, Motorola to open their signal processor specific
variant of gcc and why they are seeing quite a bit of income from
out-of-court settlements.  BTW, you don't get to be a law professor
if you are talking nonsense, or you would be one.

> > to lose there when following your advice.  Which is the reason
> > that most licence violations are settled out of court.
> 
> Stop bluffing.

It is fine if you want to live in your fairy world.  But you should
not try to make others base their business decisions on your pipe
dreams.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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