Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Jul 24 23:06:59 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 17:52 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> >>>> Taking away legitimate rights, yes, that would be immoral.
> >>> Taking away any right is immoral.
> >> So you are saying that commercial, closed source, software is immoral.
> >> So selling the software instead of giving it away is also immoral. For
> >> one I can agree with you.
> > Selling something doesn't take away any rights.
> LOL - right, you don't have any rights when you buy software, except
> what the seller gives you. So you don't have any rights that can be
> taken away. On the other hand, you don't have any rights to GPL
> software except what the GPL gives you. So it can not take any
> rights away from you.
> I know - I am being terribly unfair, using the same rules for both
> types of software.
I gather Mikkel, that this means that you have moved from the sidelines
of criticizing the pointlessness of this thread to participation.
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