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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?


From: mike3
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: 26 May 2007 17:22:58 -0700
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On May 26, 5:30 pm, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <address@hidden> wrote:
> Sáb, 2007-05-26 às 12:53 -0700, mike3 escreveu:
>
> > On May 26, 1:32 pm, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > mike3 <address@hidden> writes:
> > > > So, are any of these right? Did I finally get the drift? Were my
> > > > understandings finally corrrect at last?
>
> > > No.  The problem is that the GPLed program is licensed to you under
> > > conditions.  If you don't heed the conditions, you don't gain the
> > > right to redistribute the GPLed code.  The conditions include that you
> > > must not make the software part of something licensed differently.
>
> > I already know this. But have I understood the _rationale_ for _why_
> > it is that way, for WHY the conditions are the way they are? That's
> > what I am asking, and nobody seems to see this.
>
> There are several transcripts of Richard Stallman's "The Free Software
> Movement" speech. Read them.
>
> Better yet... Those transcripts usually come from the recordings. Hear
> them.
>
> Is that so hard?
>

They are long and I can't seem to find a direct, straight to the point
answer to my question.

> Rui
>
> --
> + No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
> + Whatever you do will be insignificant,
> | but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
> + So let's do it...?
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