[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hmm, what license to use?
barsoap at web.de
Fri Sep 26 13:02:08 EDT 2008
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.
They may abide by it, but they're, at least in Germany, not required to
take it. They're only required to abide by the law.
The oath itself has been obsoleted by
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