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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] More bad news about the GPL License: Fwd: [Gxl] GCC Licencing and XML extracts

    wanted to generate a discussion about the ethics of
    creation of closed source tools that use/abuse the GPL
    and specifically the GCC:    (01)

"Closed source" being the contrary of "open source", that and "ethics"
do not go together.  The Free Software Movement says that whether a
program is free or not is an ethical issue.  The Open Source Movement
was started (in 1998) with the specific purpose of not treating it as
an ethical issue.    (02)

GCC is the work of the Free Software Movement, but by discussing it
under the rubric of "open source" you would tend to lead people to
misattribute it to the other movement.  Please don't do that.    (03)