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

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 12:45:57 EDT 2008

On 26 Sep 2008, at 17:51, Jonathan Cast wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 12:17 +0200, Thomas Davie wrote:
>> On 26 Sep 2008, at 12:12, Janis Voigtlaender wrote:
>>> Manlio Perillo wrote:
>>>> 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?
>>> I'm so glad I don't understand this ;-)
>> Should you decide not to give someone something based on the fact  
>> that
>> you either don't like them, or don't like what they'll do with the
>> thing you give them.
> I think the standard answer to your question is that you get the enemy
> to *surrender* first, patch him up enough to move him, and then stick
> him in a POW camp for the duration, or until you get something in  
> return
> for releasing him.
> I would never patch someone up so he can go back to *shooting* at  
> me, or
> my friends.  Never.

Yet doctors all abide by the hypocratic(sp?) oath.


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