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Re: Significance of the GP licence.


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Significance of the GP licence.
Date: Wed, 05 May 2010 22:12:11 +0200

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> 
> On 5/5/2010 2:26 PM, RJack wrote:
> > This is an identical situation to those who claim nonexistent GPL
> > settlement victories.
> 
> Yes, it is. In both situations anti-GPL cranks cannot

http://opensource.actiontec.com/mi1424wr/actiontec_opensrc_mi424wr-rev-e_fw-20-9-0.tgz

> bring themselves to believe what has long been obvious
> to anyone else, so they twist and spin to avoid facing
> the truth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_proof

"Commonly in an argument from ignorance or argument from personal
incredulity, the speaker considers or asserts that something is false,
implausible, or not obvious to them personally and attempts to use this
gap in knowledge as "evidence" in favor of an alternative view of his or
her choice. Examples of these fallacies are often found in statements of
opinion which begin: "It is hard to see how...," "I cannot understand
how...," or "it is obvious that..." (if "obvious" is being used to
introduce a conclusion rather than specific evidence in support of a
particular view)"

regards,
alexander.

P.S. "Every computer program in the world, BusyBox included, exceeds the
originality standards required by copyright law."

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'

--
http://gng.z505.com/index.htm 
(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)


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