Re: rms: Stallman does it again

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From: Chuck Murcko (
Date: Tue Aug 22 2000 - 07:32:13 PDT

I think rms has confused you with me, or several others. 8^)

The GPL is viral.

Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> <vent>
> Gotta vent a little here.. I dislike being libelled and defamed
> publicly.
> It's a good thing I can -- and do -- distinguish between the
> GNU project and Richard Stallman, because it means I can
> continue to respect the former while the latter's most
> recent defamatory personal attack on me erodes my respect
> for him even further.
> <URL:> and
> nearby messages. (Unfortunately, at the moment you need
> to be a member of the list, or of eGroups, or something.
> I'm going to ask the archives be made public; it's a worthwhile
> project, I think.)
> By the way, as far as I am aware, all of rms' assertions about
> me are lies. I'm not hostile to GNU in the least, although I
> don't like the GPL, won't use it, and do sometimes refer to it
> as the 'Cambridge virus.' The measure of my 'hostility' that
> apparently sets rms off is that I consider his claims that
> 'Linux' is more properly 'GNU/Linux' to be specious, and told
> him so in 1999. So now I'm a 'long-time enemy of the GNU
> project,' making repeated attacks, unjust accusations, and
> distortions concerning it. (Not.)
> That's as much as I'm going to say, before I agitate myself into
> making an ad hominem attack on *him*.
> </vent>
> --
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Chuck Murcko
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