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Re: Bug#189164: libdbd-mysql-perl uses GPL lib, may be used by GPL-incompatible apps

Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> writes:

> On Friday, May 23, 2003, at 01:45 PM, Stephen Ryan wrote:
>> On Fri, 2003-05-23 at 09:52, Brian T. Sniffen wrote:
>> The other option, of course, is that the kernel exec() function *is* a
>> barrier, Debian *can* be used for real work and not just an exercise in
>> ivory-tower masturbation.

Whoa!  Those are not my words.  I'm not quite sure whose they are.

> Well, I don't believe exec is a magic copyright barrier; instead, I
> think we need to generalize _why_ we generally consider it be one.

But this leads me to believe that we may well be on common ground;
what generalization do you see there?


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