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Mike Doty wrote:
> Mivz wrote:
>>> Then I have got this one question, I don't need a answer too.
>>> How free is free software if you need a lawyer and a expensive server
>>> just to be able to publish your addition under your own name?
> Very free. There are many project sites that will host your content if
> you have it under a GPL or similar license. Similarly, as long as you
> provide the source, you satisfy the main point of GPL. Thousands of
> projects do exactly this without any input from a lawyer.
But then it's still 'free beer', and not 'freedom'. I still can not
write a patch and make a cd with the patch applied to give to my mum and
my friends, without the risk of my intelligence being stolen and abused.
Or I have to go through the hassle of finding a provider, which of
course needs attention too.
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