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Re: GPL traitor !


From: Hadron
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Tue, 05 May 2009 19:42:17 +0200
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Erik Funkenbusch <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, 5 May 2009 13:01:41 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> 
>>> On Tue, 5 May 2009 07:13:19 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>>>
>>>> 
>>>> Nice summary of standard legal procedure, corner cases, and descriptions of
>>>> uninformed people.
>>>> 
>>>> You know, the tip-of-the-iceberg stuff that people focus on for purposes of
>>>> FUD, while the vast majority /depend/ on the GPL.
>>>
>>> None of which supports Alan's argument that nobody can honestly
>>> misunderstand the GPL.
>> 
>> Nobody can honestly not understand the main meanings of the GPL.
>> 
>> That being said, version 3 is a bit more difficult to follow.
>
> ahh.. now you move the goalpost.. the "main meaning".  The main meaning is
> certainly clear, but the details are where the trouble lies, and where most
> people don't understand or interpret differently.

And don't forget that V3 is not quite so easy even for the "main
meaning" it would appear. Is Liarmutt EVER honest?

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