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Re: [LMAO] Moglen's bullshit rap at its finest


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [LMAO] Moglen's bullshit rap at its finest
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2010 09:16:03 +0100
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]
>> or change them.  So the GFDL is _not_ a public license.
>
> Uh, how is it supposed to complement the GPL then, stupid dak?
>
> http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html
>
> "This License is a kind of "copyleft", which means that derivative works
> of the document must themselves be free in the same sense. It
> complements the GNU General Public License, which is a copyleft license
> designed for free software."

It does not as a strictly "public" license where everybody in possession
with it has the same ways to change and distribute it without license
change.  And nobody claimed it did.  "complement" does not mean the same
as "is equivalent".

It is not making you look smart if you call people names when they don't
believe in your own unwarranted preconceptions.

-- 
David Kastrup


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