Subject: Re: [openip] Re: GNU License for Hardware
From: Bernard Lang <Bernard.Lang@inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 00:55:35 +0200

On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 07:43:14PM +0200, Angelo Schneider wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> Richard Stallman wrote:
> > 
> >     I am looking for a GPL-like license, but it is intended for
> >     collections of data resources, for the time being linguistic resources:
> >       corpora, dictionnaries (as used by machines, not people), grammars
> > 
> > I see no reason why the GPL could not be used.
> 
> 
> to make it simple: 
> 
> The GPL is one of the licences which gives you actually the least
> freedom
> you can get from a free/open software.
> 
> It forces you to release all your stuff which is in someway combined 
> with the GNU stuff as GPL, too.

do not waste your breath, or fingers... discussion obsolete

I was obviously asking for technical details.

There are few people whose judgement I trust ... Richard is one of them.

> Most people prefer 'free' software where the author states: "you can
> do what ever you want provided you leave this notice intact".

No !

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