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

Oleg Broytmann phd at
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 Broytmann              phd at
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

More information about the Python-list mailing list