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Re: "GPL to keep you honest"

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Sunday 30 Oct 2011 12:20 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> Why I (A/L)GPL
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| I use the GPL to keep you honest. You now have to tell your bosses youâre
>>| using my gear. And it will scare the piss out of them. Good. Because I have
>>| a solution to that too.
>> `----
>> http://zedshaw.com/essays/why_i_gpl.html
> When you rip on a project or someone for their choice of license you
> are being gigantic jerk. They worked on it, not you. At a minimum
> youâre insulting someoneâs belief in open source and free software,
> and how they feel it should progress in our culture.
> At the worst you are being ungrateful turds because someone is giving
> you a piece of software, but you insult their work not on its
> technical merits, but on a license file you disagree with.
> Day in day out the GPL is turned inside out. It's easy to CLAIM it's
> easy but fact does not bond with your fiction.
> -- "Hadron" <gtmr4i$n1g$4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Spoken like a true Microsoft shill{tm} (Hadron).

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