On Wednesday, November 16, 2011 03:13:06 AM Louigi Verona did opine:
> Hey guys!
No it isn't, its the root cause of the disagreement here regardless of what
you are smoking. The turkeys Fons is fussing about are looking at THEIR
bottom line, and when they found they couldn't 'borrow' it for free, they
may have decided to just borrow it anyway. Time will, if Harald Waite
takes it on, tell that tale, and if true the courts generally are agreeable
to a fee sufficiently punitive as to discourage that sort of behavior in
> Not for the goal of being controversial, I would also like to add that I
This is also generally true.
> This is why I see any licenses that limit distribution and usage of
The bottom line here, for this paragraph, is that if you don't like the
license terms, you are perfectly free to write your own version of the
wheel, just do it in a clean room, you cannot have ever seen a copy of that
source code. If, OTOH, you are not capable of doing that, and the only way
to get the job done is to use something that has a license that is
distasteful to you, then you should retrain your taste buds and comply with
the terms. The license & copyright notices the author chooses to put on
his output ARE what he/she puts on it and you have zero rights to decide
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
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To be or not to be, that is the bottom line.
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