GPL & GnuPG
Sun, 16 Apr 2000 15:10:51 +0200
On Fri, 14 Apr 2000, Jens wrote:
> GPL means - as far as I understand it - that everyone is free to use the
> product for whatever reason one wants. This is also valid for commercial
> use and even for creating licensing keys.
> Sorry to say that, but GPL means freedom.
Yes. I simply expressed that I am not very happy about that usage. But
I can't and will never decide who is going to use a software; that is
simply not up to me. There are many other usage patterns I certainly
don't like (miltitary usage) and which I won't support either voluntary or
There is a big difference between supporting a software and allowing
to use it.
Werner Koch OpenPGP key 621CC013
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