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Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 01:12:41 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> "Dave Crossland" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> He does get his info directly from lawyers; and this cannot be said
>>> for Terekhov. So it is foolish to forget what RMS says just because he
>>> doesn't have a degree in law.
>>
>> This is true of Stallman's written works, but I would be very wary of
>> putting any trust in something from a transcription of an audio
>> recording of a spoken comment made in a Q&A session after a speech.
>
> He's had enough real interaction with lawyers on these issues that
> surely he's formed reasonable instincts regarding them.
>
> Terekhov, on the other hand, is simply a blithering idiot.
>
> You can make your own choice I suppose.

It helps to take a look at the track record of both person's
predictions.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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