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

You wrote it and you don't use it?  Go figure...    (01)

I just happen to be a BigFan(tm) of the free-software values, just not 
swept off my feet with the GPL license itself.  In my own view, LGPL comes 
much closer to an implementation of the free-software values.  With it, I 
can mix and match software with different license structures.  Now, THAT'S 
freedom.    (02)

Jack    (03)

At 04:36 PM 4/22/2002 -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
>Many developers in the open source movement use the GNU GPL, but I am
>not one of them so I can't speak for their reasons in general.  I
>wrote the GPL for the free software movement, and my reasons for using
>it are based on the free software movement's values.
>http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/pragmatic.html gives an explanation of
>some of the reasons them.  Another reason is that, with the GPL,
>you don't have to play catch-up with non-free improved versions of your
>own program.
>See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-for-freedom.html for
>an explanation of the differences between the two movements.    (04)