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Re: Please don't refer to Emacs as "open source"

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Please don't refer to Emacs as "open source"
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:24:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> writes:

> "Open source" doesn't contrast with GPL practical aspects at all
> IMHO. The GPL is of great practicability, also from a pure technical
> aspect. (Which again doesn't exclude questioning some stipulations...)
> People may well choose GPL for very practical reasons.

People may choose to eat hosts or burn furniture for very practical
reasons, but that's not a particularly meaningful aspect for explaining
their purpose.

David Kastrup

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