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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> Keeping on making false claims about the license drafts can be one of
> two things: misunderstandings, out of ambiguity in the text or
> preconceptions, or ill intentions. I'd rather believe it's the
No, it was not the former. And I think the whole "the kernel developers
misunderstand the license" crap that the FSF was saying (several times)
was very trying to confuse the issue: the FSF knew damn well which part of
the license was obnoxious, they just tried to confuse the issue by
pointing to *another* part of the license.
And you're just parrotting their idiotic line.
> Now, of course you can look at the licenses and decide that you never
> agreed with the spirit of the GPL in the first place, and that GPLv2
> models better your intentions than GPLv3.
And this is again the same *disease*. You claim that I "misunderstood" the
"spirit of the GPL".
Dammit, the GPL is a license. I understand it quite well. Probably better