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SubjectRe: Non-GPL modules
On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

>...
> In the business world, something as simple as puts("Hello World!");
> MUST be kept a trade secret. If it was written by an employee
> in the context of his or her job, the company's stockholders owns
> that line of code so no employee, even the President, is allowed
> to give it away.
>...

IOW: Companies like IBM, SAP, Sun and SGI that made code available under
the GPL (e.g. as part of the linux kernel or with of relicensed programs)
weren't allowed to do this???


Am I allowed to consider this a bad joke?


> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson

cu
Adrian

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