Re: Request for information
On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:48:28PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 16 August 2018 18:46:26 Brian wrote:
> > On Thu 16 Aug 2018 at 18:36:52 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > [Almost everything snipped - for obvious reasons.]
> > > Someone who is an actual member of the organization will probably
> > > clarify it further, but I didn't want you to think you are being
> > > ignored.
> > Ignoring it would have been the better choice. I do not think you
> > would have hurt his feelings by doing so. :)
> From the line of his msg, it was obvious he, and apparently no one else
> at his place, had ever heard of the gpl-v2. The main point of that being
> that they can't take it and put their own license on it. That battle has
> been won in most of the courts on this wet rock already by the gpl being
> found valid. But I would expect they will walk away without another word
> when they find there is no warranty. People like that have a need for
> somebody to sue if it doesn't Just Work, for their definition of works.
> They are totally unwilling to accept any liability and will run like
> turpentine doused cats to find somebody to blame. And thats one less
> thing this camp has to worry about when they do back away.
> Basicly, Brian, IMNSHO, the gpl is saying TANSTAAFL, a concept their MBA
> degree professors never explained. I'm afraid I have to chuckle
> everytime I see it being enforced. An MBA degree means they've had
> common sense beat out of them. And they willingly subjected themselves
> to it.
> Take care now Brian.
Or it's just an age old email harvesting scam - someone building a
list of "certified email addresses" to on-sell as many times as they