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Re: CSRG archives


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: CSRG archives
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:10:39 -0000

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> 
> On 3/23/2010 3:41 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/busybox/2006-September/058360.html
> > GPLv2 is not going away.  There's no reason for it to.
>  > So what exactly is the purpose of GPLv3?
> 
> <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html>
> 
> The improvements to freedom that come with GPLv3 include
> making it more difficult to prevent installation of modified
> versions on dedicated equipment, 

Do you have any evidence that GPLv3 makes it more difficult to prevent
installation of modified versions on dedicated equipment? That could
happen only in Stallman's insane mind.


> allowing people to remove
> digital restrictions management from GPLed code which might
> otherwise fall under anti-circumvention laws, 

The GPL can't undo anti-circumvention laws. If the code falls under
anti-circumvention laws then the code falls under anti-circumvention
laws, with all the consequences spelled out in anti-circumvention laws,
irrespective whether it is GPL'd or not.

> and preventing
> the use of patents from limiting redistribution to only
> certain parties.

LMAO! The GPLv3 can't undo patent laws either.

regards,
alexander.

P.S. "I'm insufficiently motivated to go set up a GNU/Linux system 
so that I can do the builds."

Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

P.P.S. "Of course correlation implies causation! Without this 
fundamental principle, no science would ever make any progress."

Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

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