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Re: disturbing Bitkeeper threats

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2005-10-13 20:10:55 CEST

>> Welcome to the wonderful world of not owning software.
> Well - as much as I dislike licenses for commercial (closed source)
> software and agree with your statement, licenses like the GPL are the
> base for open source software which in fact you cannot 'own' as well
> (even if you don't have to pay for it to 'have' it).

It depends on your definition of owning. In case of GPL software you,
we... the mankind, own the software as a whole. It's a philosophical
discussion, not suitable for this list =) .

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Received on Thu Oct 13 20:14:43 2005

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