Agreed. I would like to see the conversation going back to the bounty and the development of the software, using Cydia as the distro point. Mike Sent from my iPad On 28/10/2011, at 4:22 AM, Nate Lawson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Oct 27, 2011, at 8:04 AM, Justin wrote: > >> On Oct 27, 2011, at 10:42 AM, Groepaz <email@example.com> wrote: >> >>> On Thursday 27 October 2011, you wrote: >>>> I love how we all suffer due to RMS's idiotic religion that for some reason >>>> prevents free software from being distributed for free... >>> >>> if the istore would be free, this discussion would not exist >> >> If the software was truly free, sharing would not be mandatory, and anyone who wanted could compile it and submit it on the store. Forced sharing is at least as dictatorial. > > Everyone: maybe we can stop the GPL portion of this discussion since it has been hashed out many times elsewhere. Perhaps you can agree that: > > - BSD or similar licenses are more free for people other than the copyright owner to use the software any way they want. Thus, it ends up being more easy to incorporate, including by closed-source products. > > - GPL forces more software overall to become GPL due to its viral nature. This may result in there being more open source software available overall, but with the limited freedom of the GPL. > > Both have their advantages and disadvantages. > > -Nate > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2011-10-27 22:00:15
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