Re: [dev] reboot, arrow in the knee because of the GNU GPL???

From: Anthony J. Bentley <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:32:33 -0600

Sylvain BERTRAND writes:
> I firmely disagree with you on this: the event of somebody hurt
> by the GNU GPL with real life facts is of highest importance for
> all open source coders. And communication would have been
> an enrichment for the suckless community.
> The thread will die because I think those facts do not exist.

You have already been provided with the classical case, which you immediately
dismissed as "biased", no reason given. Other real-world examples, like the
gratuitous incompatibility of different GPL versions as in LibreDWG or Samba,
have been brought up on this list in previous discussions.

Anthony J. Bentley
Received on Thu Jun 26 2014 - 05:32:33 CEST

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