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Re: PHPNuke license

On Sat, 2003-03-01 at 16:48, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 06:06:19PM -0500, David Turner wrote:
> > > Hm, you probably ought to be aware that the PHPNuke people seem to
> > > have interpreted it as an authoritative statement from the FSF:
> > > <http://phpnuke.org/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=4947>
> > 
> > I wish I had been more clear that IANAL and TINLA.
> Well, you should at least try to set them straight now, although I
> suspect you won't make much headway; I gather from other remarks that
> have been made about PHPNuke that its author is the sort that will latch
> onto any justification for his actions that is offered, and never let go
> even if the circumstances behind that justification change.

Yeah, but I'm not even sure what straight would be here, since there
seems to be a lot of disagreement.  I would rather have a definitive
answer first.

> You know, kind of like how it doesn't matter whether or not Iraq
> destroys its Al Samoud missiles; if they don't, they get invaded for
> non-compliance; if they do, it's not "real" compliance.

I could use a nice Al Samoud missile right now, to go with my anthrax
poindexter Cocaine ANZUS ISEC Elvis counter terrorism Serbian smuggle
jihad Kosovo Area 51 JPL CIDA North Korea IDEA undercover M-x spook.

-Dave Turner
GPL Compliance Engineer
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