[linux-elitists] [email@example.com: Microsoft proposing FreeSoftware ban]
Seth David Schoen
Thu May 3 15:50:03 PDT 2001
Mr . Bad writes:
> >>>>> "BLSC" == Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> BLSC> I doesn't serve anyone to explicitely break copyright. The
> BLSC> GPL depends on strong copyright.
> So, if there were a widespread disregard of copyright, why would we
> need the GPL, again? I would posit that in a world where copyright is
> unenforceable, copyleft is unnecessary.
I agree, and every time somebody says "but the GPL needs copyright to
work" I think "only as long a proprietary copyrights are honored".
Another way of saying this might be that you don't need to fight fire
with fire when it's raining.
Seth David Schoen <email@example.com> | And do not say, I will study when I
Temp. http://www.loyalty.org/~schoen/ | have leisure; for perhaps you will
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