[nycbug-talk] Re: wasabi
mspitzer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 17:32:01 EST 2006
On 1/23/06, Marco Scoffier <marco at metm.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 05:11:45PM -0500, alex at pilosoft.com wrote:
> >I think fascism is a strong word. GPL forces freedom. Without GPL, we
> >wouldn't have so much free software. (read up on cases where Apple was
> >forced to share improvements to gcc, which otherwise would remain
> >closed). It is a good thing.
> Very well said Alex. I'm sorry but this is where my heart is. If its
> not free, I just don't care. I will do everything I can so that the
> closed product is not important to me. Why give someone the not free
> alternative when I just don't care about the product and whatever
> reasons the company has for wanting it to remain closed ? I want the
> product open or I don't want it at all.
So we can all agree that anything under the gpl is not free.
Glad that is settled,
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