Re: Ironies abound (was Re: GPL v3 draft)
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 11:40:55PM -0500, Michael Poole wrote:
> > > It is pretty hard for me to think of a function that is usable on its
> > > own, useful enough to merit reuse in another project, and too large or
> > > subtle to be rewritten rather than deal with a patch-clause license.
> > So you're saying that since it's possible to rewrite code on your own,
> > patch clause licenses are free? That sounds like an argument that code
> > reuse isn't really all that important.
> I am saying that it is hard for me to imagine a case where reuse of
> patch-claused software is a major impediment to getting the work done.
This is a rephrasing of "code reuse isn't really all that important".