help-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: EmacsW32 invocation options


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: EmacsW32 invocation options
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 16:41:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.98 (gnu/linux)

"Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:

> On 5/3/07, Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>> That's the "risk" of free software ... somebody taking what you've written,
>> modify it (as the license permits), and release it as a modified version,
>> offering you (and everybody else) the patches to make your version "comply".
>
> Let me see... Hmm... I think I already knew that :)
>
>> I don't see how someone using the freedom of GPL should be accused of
>> being destructive, just because he does something you don't approve of.
>
> I think it is destructive. I don't think it is destructive "just
> because" I don't approve of it; I think it is destructive because
> developer resources are scarce. I'm sure the XEmacs folk are a bunch
> of very nice guys, but I see the GNU Emacs/XEmacs split as
> destructive all the same.

It is divisive.  I don't see it as destructive since it does not make
anything cease to be that would otherwise continue to exist.

People speaking different languages is not generally considered
"destructive" either, even though many might derive from a common
ancestor.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]