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Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs


From: Barak Zalstein
Subject: Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2004 21:13:28 +0300
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David Kastrup wrote:

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.

And those others will probably be the only casualties from the little
license wars on this list.
While it is nice to know that CPL is reaching places where GPL never
would, innocent and naive programmers are going to be stuck with software components that they cannot link together unless they want to be persued by the FSF, IBM and Microsoft. (no matter whether FSF derivative theory is crap or not).

Barak.


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