Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 18:02 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
GNU, GPL, Open Source Eric S. Raymond is one of the three big figures in open source, together with Linus Torvalds and Richard Stallman. During a talk for the Long Island Linux User Group, he made some interesting statements about the GPL, namely that the GPL is no longer needed due to the way the open source movement works.
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Good one Eric
by Dasher42 on Wed 25th Mar 2009 15:34 UTC
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"But now, lets look at the implications of taking this seriously. The question I found myself asking is: if the lynch mobs punished people for taking other people out, then why do our laws need to punish people for homicide? That is why I don't think you really need homicide laws anymore."

He's made himself really easy to pick on.

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