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From "Kevin A. Burton" <>
Subject Re: LGPL + APL = not good!
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2000 09:34:40 GMT
Paul Russell wrote:
> Yep, point taken. I just find the whole GPL/LGPL issue 'rather
> frustrating', to put it mildly. 

I don't like this perspective.  The GPL is only their to enforce the
rights of the original author.  If you don't like the GPL then write it

The point is that if your are in a place where you have to sell your
software for $$$ then you have a bad business model.  The new OSS
economy won't permit that because the old model of making money from
selling your software is dead because OSS is such a better way to write
software........ :)

Sorry to rant.  :(

Kevin A Burton (
Message to SUN:  "Please Open Source Java!"
The house of the unbelievers shall be razed and they shall be
scorched to the earth. Their code will be open until the end of days.

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