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Re: Microsoft needs a help strategy

From: Peter Köhlmann
Subject: Re: Microsoft needs a help strategy
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 18:18:18 +0100
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Hadron wrote:

> Hyman Rosen <> writes:
>> Hadron wrote:
>>> It's a problem with real people in the real world.
>> What is the antecedent of your "it"?
>>> Freeloaders, thieves and general scroungers will indeed take advantage.
>>> It's why the most used commercial SW projects in the world do not give
>>> out their source codes as a general rule. If they did their hard work
>>> would be distributed and cloned
>> It is the purpose of the FSF to insure that code should be
>> distributed and cloned. It is also the purpose of the FSF
>> that no one be prevented from distributing and cloning code.
>> GPLed code is meant to be taken advantage of.
> Err, so what?
> How will the FSF stop freeloaders stealing the code and giving nothing
> back?
> Duh.

Ask those who were already forced to do so by the courts.

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