gnu-misc-discuss
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Is the GPL all encompassing?


From: Rahul Dhesi
Subject: Re: Is the GPL all encompassing?
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 06:31:06 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: nn/6.7.0

Rjack <address@hidden> writes:

>Some are thieves, like GPL licensors, who for the political goal of
>destroying capitalism, try to steal other peoples' rights with an
>illegal licensing scheme.

Aren't you the guy that quoted the Seventh Circuit as if it's a
fact-finding court?

It's not surprising that you have a limited knowledge of how capitalism
works. You think that money can be the only form of consideration.

The CAFC seemed much more perceptive than you do when it wrote comparing
software written for money with software written for purposes other than
just money:

  The choice to exact consideration in the form of compliance with the
  open source requirements of disclosure and explanation of changes,
  rather than as a dollar-denominated fee, is entitled to no less legal
  recognition.

Other readers here with a more open perspective than yours will enjoy
reading this:

  http://www.cato.org/tech/tk/070622-tk.html
-- 
Rahul
http://rahul.rahul.net/


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]