[linux-elitists] (no subject)
Thu May 3 21:22:45 PDT 2001
The purpose of the GPL is to guarantee a historical record of software
design for future examination.
Under the system you describe, closed software would be without ability to
reverse engineer within a generation.
Publication, Peer Review, and hypothesis testing is the key to ALL
Cloak and Dagger Experiementation, which is what closed software is, will
result in a new dark ages.....
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