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Thoughts on Open Publication License? (From ESR)
- Subject: Thoughts on Open Publication License? (From ESR)
- From: Poet/Joshua Drake <>
- Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 15:13:42 -0700 (PDT)
- Resent-Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 19:16:53 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <GKRaWB.A.PQG.W6Mf5@murphy>
I wrote Eric S. Raymond about our license quandry. This was his response.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 19:10:59 -0400
From: Eric S. Raymond <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Poet/Joshua Drake <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Thoughts on Open Publication License?
Poet/Joshua Drake <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Long story short, RMS is getting strong minded about this issue and
> I am curious as to what other, well respected Linux community members
I wrote most of the OPL. I stand by it.
<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr">Eric S. Raymond</a>
The biggest hypocrites on gun control are those who live in upscale
developments with armed security guards -- and who want to keep other
people from having guns to defend themselves. But what about
lower-income people living in high-crime, inner city neighborhoods?
Should such people be kept unarmed and helpless, so that limousine
liberals can 'make a statement' by adding to the thousands of gun laws
already on the books?"
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