Re: Request for information
On Friday 17 August 2018 00:35:30 Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:48:28PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > 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.
> Now, I'm up to mock an MBA as much as anyone, but every MBA who
> paid any attention knows what the GPL is. Here are the words
> that they can understand, should it come up:
> The GPL is a simple and straightforward blanket IP license which
> requires an unusual form of payment: the consideration on your
> part is to publish the entire codebase of derivative works, at
> no additional cost, to anyone who receives such a derivative
> work from you in any manner, under the same GPL license. In
> addition, there is a royalty-free patent usage grant provision
> for derivative works, and a few other minor explanations.
> But in this particular case, I think it was probably a spammer
> or scammer looking for targets.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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