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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?


From: mike3
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: 28 May 2007 12:05:22 -0700
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On May 27, 12:53 pm, mike3 <address@hidden> wrote:
> On May 27, 4:06 am, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > Sáb, 2007-05-26 às 17:22 -0700, mike3 escreveu:
>
> > > On May 26, 5:30 pm, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > > 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.
>
> > Well, it's pretty evident that you've wasted more time with this
> > continuous ramblings when those recordings only take about two hours.
> > Add another half an hour or so if you want to hear the questions.
>
> But at least these "ramblings" don't have to be done all in one
> sitting.
> With the audio, though, I have to pretty much sit there all at once
> and
> can't take breaks or I'll lose where I am. But I suppose I could just
> read
> the transcript, however I did not find anything that really answered
> the
> question.
>
> I decided to read some of the transcript -- not in detail, too much
> time --
> and I could _not_ find anything direct however I figured the BSD-style
> license question might provide something and it SEEMS -- again I am
> interpreting here as the statement was nowhere near direct enough
> to satisfy me -- that the point is to prevent the creation of
> proprietary
> software from free software (because the "proprietary" parts of the
> derivative have to be released as free as well as the parts of the
> free stuff that were used), since one of the core beliefs of
> Gnutianism
> is that all software should be free. In a way, then, the "keeping free
> software free" thing actually means it tries to keep _all_ software
> free since all software is assumed free intrinsically -- and other
> statements I've heard that it's "only" to keep already GPL
> software free free are in error.
>
> But what I really would like to know is have I finally gotten a
> correct
> understanding? That's why I was hoping for a very direct
> answer to my question. So did I, at last, and hence I can finally put
> this puzzle to bed?
>

Any response?

Please respond, I'd really like to know if I've finally gotten this
understood.

>
>
> > 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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