[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hmm, what license to use?
barsoap at web.de
Fri Sep 26 12:26:57 EDT 2008
Jonathan Cast <jonathanccast at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> 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.
The standard practise:
has enough moral compensations by itself to make you gulp. Medical
personnel, in general, doesn't care about sides, morals or any such
bickering but helps.
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