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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] WTFPL Worse License Ever?

From: Julien Kyou
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] WTFPL Worse License Ever?
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2015 05:34:53 -0500
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On December 19, 2015 2:55:35 PM EST, Ramana Kumar <> wrote:
>On 20 December 2015 at 03:02, Mark Holmquist <>
>> The GPL, for all the good it does in the world, is a more complex
>> to administer and enforce. You must include license headers in all of
>> files in your project, for example, which may not be a viable option
>> some, or may be a step that others ignore.
>It's a common misconception that the GPL is somehow distinguished in
>requiring you to include license headers in all the files in your
>because the FSF explicitly recommends doing so. However, this is not a
>GPL-specific recommendation. See
> You should
>doing that with any free license.
>I'd say the GPL is distinguished in that its stewards have done their
>research and care about the purpose of a copyright license for
>software freedom, and the legal mechanisms for implementing it. Others
>(like the WTFPL author) seem to think licensing is just a statement of
>philosophy or just for fun, and not a legal tool with a specific

Thank you for saying what I've been failing to say this whole time, but meant.

Some people have a way with word. Unfortunately in my case, Word had his way 
with me.

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