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Re: Now it's my compiler!


From: Peter Köhlmann
Subject: Re: Now it's my compiler!
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 23:38:53 +0200
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Rjack wrote:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> Rjack <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>>> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>>>> Rjack wrote:
>>>>> Now it gobbles up your compiler too.
>>>>> To wit: A Practical Guide to GPL Compliance
>>>>> http://www.softwarefreedom.org/resources/2008/compliance-guide.html
>>>> Witless is more like it, since the quoted passage explicitly
>>>> says that the GPL does *not* gobble up your compiler.
>>>
>>> Quote:
>>>
>>> "If you have used a proprietary, third-party compiler to build the
>>> software, then you probably cannot ship it to your customers."
>>>
>>> Cut the crap Hymen! The brave GNU World wants to control your
>>> compiler.
>> 
>> "it" obviously means the proprietary, third-party compiler.  Your
>> reading comprehension appears a bit sub-standard.
>> 
> 
> To wit:
> 
> "If you have used a proprietary, third-party compiler to build the
> software, then you probably cannot ship it to your customers. We
> consider the name of the compiler, its exact version number, and
> where it can be acquired as information that must be provided as
> part of the Corresponding Source."
> 
> My third party compiler is none of their damn business. I can paint
> it red, pee on it or give to charity -- it's simply none of their
> damn business. The name of the compiler, its version number and
> where it can be acquired is also none of their damn business.
> "[P]art of the "Corresponding Source" my ass.
> 
> You FOSS groupies are obviously a brick shy of a full load.
> 
> None of their damn business.
> None of their damn business.
> None of their damn business.
> None of their damn business.
> None of their damn business.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Rjack :)

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