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Re: Problem with GPLv3 FAQ about linking with Visual C++


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Problem with GPLv3 FAQ about linking with Visual C++
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 09:34:00 +0100
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
> [...]
>> I don't know why Nimmer thinks this is double-speak. 
>
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/x.html
>
> http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/fighting+fire+with+fire
>
> "The idea of copyleft is that we should fight fire with fireā€”that we
> should use copyright to make sure our code stays free. "
>
> is utter nonsense. Using copyright "to make sure our code stays free" is
> utter nonsense.

Employing prisons so that people can move freely on the streets is
similar "nonsense".

At one point of time you have to deal with reality and relative evils.

-- 
David Kastrup


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