Subject: Re: handling copyright/license infringement
To: Andy Ruhl <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 09/18/2004 00:24:01
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> This may sound particularly pessimistic, but this just seems like
> another lame attempt by a self righteous do gooder to "GPLize"
> everything in their path. Maybe this isn't the case, I don't know...
> Is it just me, or is there actually a movement out there to take a
> program, decide that the license isn't GPL, then either steal it and
> call it GPL, or rewrite it and call it GPL. Just for the belief that
> GPL licensed code is inherntly better than other code? I see this sort
> of attitude in stuff people write all over the net, as if the only
> correct way for software to exist is under the GPL, so all software
> must be somehow converted to GPL. The above seems to be just one more
> example of it.

This is one of the points why I insisted on my rights, although a minor
one compared to the violation of my rights.

 - Hubert

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