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Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 18:38:49 +0100

Hadron wrote:
> 
> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > In gnu.misc.discuss Hadron <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> Didn't Alan boldly claim that the GPL was "easy to understand"?
> >
> > Yes.  The GPL is very easy to understand.  It's USA copyright law which
> > is hard.
> >
> > The only people who find the GPL hard are those who seek a legal means of
> > violating it.
> 
> And just about everyone that ever uses it, reads it or discusses it. I
> find it amazing that you keep insisting it is so easy and yet we see you
> embroiled in nitpicking over meaning time and time again. You're either
> very thick skinned or in denial.

Note that even Pee Jay has admitted that

"a lot of people don't understand the GPL, including some lawyers"

http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20031214210634851

<chuckles>

regards,
alexander.

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be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)


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