Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2006 23:54 UTC, submitted by sean batten
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Linus Torvalds doesn't want to change the Linux kernel's software license, and he said so again last week. For good measure this time, he threw in some inflammatory remarks. "I literally feel," wrote Torvalds, "that we do not, as software developers, have the moral right to enforce our rules on hardware manufacturers. We are not crusaders, trying to force people to bow to our superior God." Since the crusades were a foreign adventure responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands, that's not the most diplomatic response, and FSF counsel Eben Moglen refused to be drawn into retaliation when we contacted him for comment."
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RE: Don't link to Andrew Orlowski
by skeezix on Wed 8th Feb 2006 04:14 UTC in reply to "Don't link to Andrew Orlowski"
skeezix
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ah, but isn't that why we love the Register? Utter polemic, without apology. Like Howard Stern for nerds. It's about time someone threw out political correctness and had some fun, even if it means being a total fool with marginal credibility ;-)

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