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

Chris Watson opsys at
Wed Oct 3 03:49:03 CEST 2001

On Tuesday 02 October 2001 02:58 pm, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
> 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.

Thats called extorsion. 


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