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Re: [Matt Asay Tells The Truth] Stallman: GPL doesn't guarantee software


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Matt Asay Tells The Truth] Stallman: GPL doesn't guarantee software freedom
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 12:20:57 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> LOL!
>
> Summary:
>
> "For those who have been reading/hearing Stallman for the past 10-plus
> years as I have, this admission is shocking in the extreme. The GPL,
> which is supposed to be the ultimate guarantor of software freedom, may
> deliver the opposite. Because of its control-freak urges, it can stymie
> competition, which is presumably why Stallman is now calling on the
> European Commission to grant what his license couldn't: freedom."
>
> LMAO!

A rather absurd diatribe apparently based on confusing "fork" with
"dual-licensing".

-- 
David Kastrup


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