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Re: [!NEWS] The GNUtards Must Be Crazy


From: Andrew Halliwell
Subject: Re: [!NEWS] The GNUtards Must Be Crazy
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 22:36:36 +0000
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JEDIDIAH <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The renumeration they demand is contractual control of other's
>> exclusive copyrights -- which is clearly illegal. Only in Stallman's
> 
>     You don't get the priveledge of creating derivative works off
> of other's property. The GPL is by no means unique in this regard.
> 
>     The FSF is no more "communist" in this respect than Microsoft or IBM.

Or J.K. Rowling for that matter.
The harry potter lexicon for example. It was a derivative work and the
author objected to it. Took it to court and won.
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