[Fwd: Re: [FoRK] Re: Okay, I've had it! (Daily Rant vol. N, large N)]

Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> on Fri Sep 14 08:51:15 PDT 2007

On 9/14/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> Thanks.
>
> RMS:
> "Microsoft's aim, in the deal with Novell, was to make people scared to
> run GNU/Linux without paying Microsoft for permission. That is why we
> designed GPLv3 to make it backfire."
>
> Contract logic bombing seems a little petty, and getting involved with
> SCO anything seems like a complete waste of time, but it's an
> interesting ploy.

I think I may be misunderstanding, but to be clear, the GPL v3
language targeted at Novell has nothing to do with SCO.

Luis

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