Re: The Show So Far
David Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 2003-03-12 at 04:27, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > David Turner <email@example.com> writes:
> > > There are freedoms that you get from having the source code other than
> > > replacing the version you're interacting with. You can learn how
> > > algorithms work. You can incorporate it into other software systems.
> > I could get freedoms by having the tax returns of the people who
> > modified the software too. Why should that not also be part of the
> > license?
> Because those tax returns have nothing to do with Free Software, while
> the source code to actual Free Soware you modified, does.
Hardly. Do you really think that a nefarious person couldn't put Ted
Turner's tax returns to help free software?
Or how about this: you must, as a condition of copying, take three
classes in software design. There, that surely helps with free