Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Author: Brett Glass Posted: 8/25/2000; 12:28:30 PM Topic: A softer GPL? Msg #: 20235 (In response to 20228) Prev/Next: 20234 / 20236
There are reasons for using different licenses. However, to be ethical, a license must not contain the GPL's poison pill. The purpose of the GPL is to advance a specific agenda which is harmful. It is therefore never appropriate or ethical to use it. I fear that too many developers have followed, like cattle, along Stallman's path without recognizing where it leads.
Hmmm..... Considering where it does lead, maybe that makes them lemmings, not cattle.
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- Re: Moo, David Adams, 8/25/2000; 12:35:33 PM
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