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

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Fri Sep 26 12:51:57 EDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Although, I've heard that in the US taking the oath is now an optional part
of graduation for doctors.  Wikipedia seems to agree but without a citation:

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/attachments/20080926/cc82effd/attachment.htm

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list