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Random musings on GPL and Microsoft

Jul 27, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmundo Carmona)

[ Thanks to Edmundo for this link. ]

"It's not a living thing. It's attached by developers when they choose to use it. Their own in-house developers do it (as Cisco via Linksys and others have had to learn the hard way... now perhaps Microsoft joined that Hall of Shame). After all, nobody is forcing anyone to use GPL code in their solutions. Well, at least I haven't heard of anyone complaining of having RMS threating them with using GPLed code in their solutions or.... So if you don't like the GPL, then don't use code released under its terms. Stop wining about how bad the GPL is, do your homework and write your own code instead."

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