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Re: Request for GR: clarifying the license text licensing / freeness issue

Josip Rodin <joy@entuzijast.net> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 09:48:51AM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:
> > There's a difference between idealism and lying about adhering to
> > one's ideals.
> Yeah, and we're not lying about adhering to our ideals simply by
> distributing the obligatory license data. If we weren't doing that,
> we'd have no product of our ideals because we couldn't distribute
> it.

That's a false dichotomy. It ignores the option to tell the truth:
i.e., to make our promise match our behaviour, if we feel that
behaviour is right.

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Ben Finney

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