Re: Software Mestizo Manifesto

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 15:08:18 EST


> > > > Your "ethical" statement is incompatible with the GPL.
> >
> > I disagree. Its a statement. Its a request. It says 'advice'. Anyone is
> > entitled to advise how to use GPL software. The only issue is if someone
> > chooses to require it is not used by XYZ person.
> Please.. I am not lawyer... my intention were good, just to give authors
> the freedom to say "hey please dont drop a nuclear weapon in my city using
> my software" just that..

You may say "please don't drop nuclear weapon". You may *not* say "you
must not drop nuclear weapon", that would violate GPL.

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at
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