[linux-elitists] Eric S. Raymond: "I don't [think] we need the GPL anymore."

Carl van Tonder carl at supervacuo.com
Thu Mar 26 06:32:41 PDT 2009


The level of pedantry on this list is most enjoyable. I just wish I had
got in there first with the Shakespearean-English-elitism. 

Carl.

On Thu, 2009-03-26 at 13:18 +0000, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> First off, thanks Greg for writing actual text instead of just pasting
> links like Shlomi did.  But really, don't feed the linktrolls.
> 
> Greg Folkert:
> >         Brett, oh Brett... wherefore art thine bike shed? YMMV?
> 
> While I'm on a roll here, "wherefore" means "why".
> 
>   wherefore
>        n : the cause or intention underlying an action or situation,
>            especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores' [syn:
>            {why}]
>        adv : for which reason; "wherefore do I receive this honor?" 
>            [syn: {wherefor}]
> 
> Just think of it as a cousin to "therefore" rather than to "where".
> 



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