Re: [dwm] Freedom (was: Re: sic ipv6 patch)

From: Sylvain Bertrand <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 13:53:19 +0200

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 1:19 PM, hiro <> wrote:
>> What do you think about the freedom to remove the freedom from the code?
> You don't get it, do you? It's elementary for freedom in society to

*you* don't get it (I'm good at personnal attack too): this is a way
to lead on the path of understanding "why the GPL".
Another way to see the GPL: "do not close the code".

> cut others freedom.
> But this what you're speaking about is not society. You can think
> whatever you want, create whatever code you want. But this will never
> cut any other's freedom. On the other hand everyone could use your
> code, and noone would even notice. It does *no* harm to others.
> I could understand if you were fighting for real freedom, but this is
> an imaginary fight about intellectual nonsense.
> Code has no freedom. people in society want to be free, but the code
> doesn't mind. It is just letters and stuff. neither free nor unfree.
> Leave it simple!
> --
> hiro

use single GPL licensed software, use Linux and secure your digital freedom!
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