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vicc at cia.com.au
Thu Jun 9 21:56:05 EST 2005
Danny Yee [danny at anatomy.usyd.edu.au] wrote:
> You do know that the GNU Foundation used to support itself by selling
> GPLed software?
> While some people have been known to wish that the GPL forbade military
> use or criminal use, or placed other such constraints on use, it very
> clearly allows any use whatosever, whether commercial or not.
> And indeed business of all sizes use GPLed software, in all kinds of
> applications, and derive great value from it. The idea that the GPL
> is anti-commercial is incorrect, and very obviously so.
get off the weed danny, its bad enough craig sharing his day tripping tendencies.
if gpl is so damn good at creating a market why is red hat network not gpl?
where are the markets for paid gpl software? sourceforge? I dont think so.
point to a paragraph in the dotcommunist manifesto which says capitalism
you are not as pragmatic as you make yourself out to be. anarchism is a
waste of time.
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