On Tue, Mar 23, 1999 at 11:06:26PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote: > On Tue, Mar 23, 1999 at 04:17:06PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote: > > > It was long enough ago that providing a copy may be somewhat difficult. > > > It's been a few months. I'll see if I can find it though. > > If it's been that long, I think there's a reasonable chance you're > > remembering a mis-interpretation of what he said. > No, people on irc have seen it---and they didn't believe it until I > reproduced it either. I couldn't find a copy of the original reply but > it's possible netgod may have it in an irc log. I'm not netgod, but still. -:- Knghtbrd is now known as } <}> On Wed, Dec 23, 1998 at 06:16:13PM -0700, Richard Stallman wrote: <}> > Here's where I am headed (another outline): <}> > <}> > This would not succeed in being GPL-compatible. In order to be <}> > GPL-compatible, a license has to allow you to use the code under the <}> > GPL, so that it can be part of a combination that is itself under <}> > the GPL as a whole. <}> > <}> > For example, the XFree86 license is GPL-compatible because it allows <}> > people to add their own license--ANY license--on top. So in <}> > particular you could add the GPL on top of it. <}> > <}> > The LGPL is GPL-compatible because it specifically allows <}> > you to "replace" it with the GPL. -:- } is now known as Knghtbrd <Knghtbrd> he snipped my outline but I can find it for you if you really need it <Knghtbrd> come to think of it, you can find it yourself <Knghtbrd> that's quite public => <Knghtbrd> Based on this said to me and similar said to Troll Tech, the Trolls c ouldn't care less if RMS believes their license is GPL compatible or not <Knghtbrd> the outline I proposed was essentially the GPL with a nicer wording.. This is on a secluded channel, but I assume Joseph doesn't mind me quoting that. The original was from discussion Cc'ed to debian- lists, possibly including this one. I'm not quite sure. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. PGP encrypted mail preferred. ``Like the ski resort of girls looking for husbands and husbands looking for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.''
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