[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hmm, what license to use?

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Fri Sep 26 12:08:54 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 13:01 -0300, Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva wrote:
> Op vrijdag 26-09-2008 om 11:45 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Stefan
> Monnier:
> > > When I compare GPL and MIT/BSD licenses, I do a simple reasoning.
> > > Suppose a doctor in a battle field meet a badly injuried enemy.
> > > Should he help the enemy?
> > 
> > My answer would be that he indeed should, at the condition that the
> > patient will switch side.  Oh wait, that's just what the GPL says.
> This is a good requisition if he is sure that he is on the right side of
> the battle, which is a assumption the soldier probably does, but should
> the doctor do it too?

Yikes.  I should go create a /. thread for this to move to.


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