Linked by Linux Review on Tue 20th Mar 2012 17:07 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source It's been a while since we caught up with Stallman. But a couple months ago we took a look around at what's happening with law, politics and technology and realized that he maybe perhaps his extremism and paranoia were warranted all along. So when we were contacted by an Iranian Linux publication and asked if we would like to publish an English translation of a recent interview they had done with Stallman, I thought that it was a particularly rich opportunity.
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RE[4]: Re:
by lucas_maximus on Tue 20th Mar 2012 19:04 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Re:"
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Most places have a no "GPL policy" for a bloody good reason.

Edited 2012-03-20 19:08 UTC

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RE[5]: Re: - "most places"
by jabbotts on Tue 20th Mar 2012 19:49 in reply to "RE[4]: Re:"
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2007-09-06

to put the comment in perspective, what definition of "most places" are we using.. what is the sample size for organizations questioned about GPL produced tools used?

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RE[6]: Re: - "most places"
by lucas_maximus on Tue 20th Mar 2012 19:53 in reply to "RE[5]: Re: - "most places""
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Okay fair point. But there are quite few places I've work where GPL software wasn't a consideration for the legal team (and I have heard from others that work in similar industries), I can't see this changing.

These btw wasn't web shops.

Edited 2012-03-20 19:54 UTC

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