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Re: discussion with the FSF: GPLv3, GFDL, Nexenta



On Sunday 03 June 2007 14:46:12 Anthony W. Youngman wrote:
> In message <20070603194630.GE23796@grep.be>, Wouter Verhelst
> <wouter@debian.org> writes
> >That's wishful thinking, at best. Common knowledge defines "fee" as
> >"something involving the transfer of money". If it isn't, then the GPL
> >is also non-free, by the very same rationale: the fact that you are
> >required to produce source when so asked if you do distribute binaries
> >from source under the GPL means that you are giving up a right ("the
> >right not to distribute any source") which you might otherwise have,
> >which could be considered to be a fee.
>
> And what about societies without money? "fee" does NOT equal "money".
> Your "common knowledge" is not my understanding ...

Okay, now I'm really curious. Exactly which "societies without money" are 
you talking about? 

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