Re: FC4 or FC5

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On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 01:15, jdow wrote:

> Along those lines a funny thought just crossed my overly fertile
> mind. Suppose GPL adds a very restrictive DRM clause. Then suppose
> Coca Cola uses GPL code for some of their process control. That
> COULD mean, modulo who pays for the most expensive lawyers, that
> Coca Cola would have to make their highly "DRMed" trade secret
> formula open source. The thought of that fit hitting the shan
> has me momentarily quite bemused.

That's kind of extreme, but as a programmer you might be interested
in the history of why objective-C is released under the GPL. 
Some people might think it is a good thing.  I'll just say that
there is something to be learned from it.

  Les Mikesell

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