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Re: Bug#485553: ITP: charybdis -- fast, scalable irc server

William Pitcock wrote:
- epic4 (impossible to get an exception, dead contributors)

You are wrong to the "impossible to get an exception, dead contributors", in this sentence and in other sentences:

The copyright go to the heirs, so you could contact the

Anyway, we should follow the copyright law.
If we do exception to GPL, other people will
think they could also make esceptions to GPL,
losing the value of the GPL, and all people will

Don't think only on these project, where it would
be very convenient to make exceptions, but if you
broke in one place the GPL, why our users should not
make additional exceptions and not disclose sources?

So this annoyance will allow us to sue people violating
the GPL. Think: it is a great advantage!


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