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Re: Copyright/Distribution questions (Emacs/Orgmode)

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: Copyright/Distribution questions (Emacs/Orgmode)
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:09:30 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

> () Andreas Röhler <address@hidden>
> () Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:23:21 +0200
>    Wherefrom the eagerness to remove Jambus's code then?
>    Seems more people believe that, even if it's wrong wrt GPL.
> The GPL exists to serve a social movement centered around sharing.
> Releasing code under the GPL and then agitating to unshare that
> (and/or future) code works against both the spirit of that movement
> and the efforts of its supporters.

I haven't unshared anything.

I am un-willing to allow the users of Org mode to enjoy the privileges
of my changes within the comforts of Emacs.  That's it.

So the changes will still continue to be shared and it won't be via

> It's no surprise then that people perceive continuing engagement as
> more effort than necessary on their part, and cannot maintain the
> stoicism that considering only the GPL allows.
> Writing this took a few minutes, reading it, slightly less.
> Did i add/subtract/multiply/divide, or just compound the mess?

Jambunathan K.

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