GPL: man gets feet in mouth

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| The fact that the General Public Licence, better known as the GPL, is oft
| misunderstood, even by those who could be expected to know better, came home
| to me with a vengeance yesterday.

This came from Redmond's 'buddy'. The shills no longer even try to hide what
they are.


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| "Ideally, use of the competing technology becomes associated with mental
| deficiency, as in, "he believes in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and OS/2."
| Just keep rubbing it in, via the press, analysts, newsgroups, whatever. Make
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^
| the complete failure of the competition's technology part of the mythology of
| the computer industry. We want to place selection pressure on those companies
| and individuals that show a genetic weakness for competitors' technologies,
| to make the industry increasingly resistant to such unhealthy strains, over
| time."

--- Microsoft, internal document