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Re: Recently released QPL

> The bigger issue is then are we permitted to mix GPL and _MOST
> ANYTHING ELSE_ at all?  Based on the email from RMS in December, no
> we aren't.

correct; the gpl doesn't allow itself to be mixed with any licenses of
'lesser blood'. i guess that would make rms feel dirty or
something. ;)

> If people want to know why I consider the "GPL virus" a bad thing,
> there is the answer.  If everything that links with the GPL _MUST
> BE_ 100% GPL, then there are serious licensing problems with every
> single Linux distibution if no other reason than because people have
> in-discriminantly used BSDish code (sans advertising clause) within
> GPL code.

i think i've mentioned this before. it's really a problem. now even
knightbrd sees it. ;)

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