Python is better than free (was Re: GNU wars again)

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Tue Oct 2 21:58:31 CEST 2001


On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 11:58:52AM -0500, Paul Miller wrote:
> Trying to make me into a cheap-skate and a thief doesn't endear me too much 
> to you Oleg.

   But of course!

> The issue is not whether I use people's work without paying them - if they 
> didn't want me to, they would CHARGE for it.

   This is exactly how the GPL works - it charges for my code. You can pay
me money, or you can pay me by opening your code.

Oleg.
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     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.




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