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Re: Josh Perry: Using the GPL as a Dual-Licensing Monopolistic Haven


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Josh Perry: Using the GPL as a Dual-Licensing Monopolistic Haven
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 18:18:05 +0100
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"amicus_curious" <address@hidden> writes:

> "Alexander Terekhov" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:address@hidden
>> http://blogs.6bit.com/josh/2010/01/using-the-gpl-as-a-dual-licensing-monopolistic-haven/
>>
> ...
>>
>> The GPL, with a goal to provide software that is free-as-in-speech, has
>> been effectively used as a legal muzzle to strip freedom and competition
>> to an extent that even closed-source proprietary software would have
>> difficulty accomplishing.
>>
> There is a tendency

of trolls to look askew.  They constantly observe rivers having a
tendency to flow upstream.  They won't claim that the rain falls upside
down, that would be silly, but my, does water recently tend to flow
uphill.  And the longer they follow it uphill, the lower they get.

-- 
David Kastrup


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