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Re: [tlug] GPL Quote

On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 7:35 PM, Curt Sampson <> wrote:
> On 2008-12-25 18:26 +0900 (Thu), Kenneth Burling wrote:
>> There are different definitions of freedom, and differing degrees of
>> freedom.   Some of us see the "freedom" presented in the form of the
>> GPL as the ultimate truth.  Others see it as the same sort of
>> "Freedom" that black American's were given right after the abolition
>> of slavery.  "You are free, now do what you are told."
> I'd agree with neither the idea that the GPL provides "freedom" nor with
> your characterization of abolition.

If that was not the nature of Abolition, then explain the Rosa Parks
thing.  I totaly agree that GPL is not exactly free in the sense that
they claim.  :P

If indeed you do decide to try to respond to the Rosa Parks comment,
then it should probably be off list.  :P It is somewhat off topic.

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