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Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record


From: Moshe Goldfarb
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:13:02 -0400
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On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:03:58 -0400, Moshe Goldfarb wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 18:40:59 +0000 (UTC), Rahul Dhesi wrote:
> 
>> Moshe Goldfarb <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>>>The problem with the GNU GPL is that it is so confusing that the people
>>>making decisions are leery of using Open Source code because they can't
>>>determine positively what the impact, if any, could be to their
>>>business.
>> 
>>>Some of this is due to confusion and misunderstanding of the GPL, but
>>>that's really the point.
>> 
>> After they get caught violating the license they often plead
>> misunderstanding and confusion. :-)
> 
> Judge:  "This is insanity!"
> Plaintiff "Exactly what we are pleading your honor!"

Make that defendant.

Duhhhhh...I'm having a moment!


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