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Date:      Thu, 2 Sep 1999 16:26:26 -0700
From:      "David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com>
To:        "Phil Regnauld" <regnauld@ftf.net>, "Brett Glass" <brett@lariat.org>
Cc:        <walton@nordicrecords.com>, <freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Berkeley removes Advertising Clause
Message-ID:  <000001bef59a$93fd1cc0$021d85d1@youwant.to>
In-Reply-To: <19990903011448.47118@ns.int.ftf.net>

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	Responding with 2-4 word dumb questions just forces a pointless rehash of
what everybody already knows.

> Brett Glass writes:
>
> > While they accuse vendors of proprietary
> > software of "hoarding" code, they themselves hoard code under the
> > aegis of the GPL,
>
> 	How so ?

	All the GPLed code is extremely hard to use in commercial products. As a
result, commercial developers wind up reinventing the wheel and producing
lower quality products at higher prices. The benefits nobody.

> > preventing its practical commercial use.
>
> 	Define "practical commercial use".

	Including in a commercial product, increasing its quality and decreasing
its cost.

	DS



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