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Re: GPL is like a cancer


From: dr_nikolaus_klepp
Subject: Re: GPL is like a cancer
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:33:22 +0200
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AZ Nomad wrote:

> On 7 Apr 2009 14:10:10 GMT, ray <address@hidden> wrote:
>>On Tue, 07 Apr 2009 06:56:08 -0400, Rjack wrote:
> 
>>> "As we were going over the scan results I noticed a very interesting
>>> trend. The GPL licensed software tends to assimilate quite a bit of
>>> BSD-style and public domain source code. By including that other source
>>> code it ends up spreading like a cancer."
>>> http://questonsecurity.blogspot.com/2009/04/gpl-license-is-like-
>>cancer.html
>>> 
>>> Theo de Raadt also noticed this phenomena -- GPL folks stealing code/
>>> http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/openbsd-misc/2007/9/1/153822
>>> 
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Rjack :)
> 
>>OK, so it spreads. So what's the problem?
> 
> It's a threat to his handler.

LOL


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