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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Hmm, what license to use?

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Hmm, what license to use?
From: Jonathan Cast
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:44:56 -0700
On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 18:45 +0200, Thomas Davie wrote:
> On 26 Sep 2008, at 17:51, Jonathan Cast wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 2008-09-26 at 12:17 +0200, Thomas Davie wrote:
> >> On 26 Sep 2008, at 12:12, Janis Voigtlaender wrote:
> >>
> >>> Manlio Perillo wrote:
> >>>> When I compare GPL and MIT/BSD licenses, I do a simple reasoning.
> >>>> Suppose a doctor in a battle field meet a badly injuried enemy.
> >>>> Should he help the enemy?
> >>>
> >>> I'm so glad I don't understand this ;-)
> >>
> >> Should you decide not to give someone something based on the fact  
> >> that
> >> you either don't like them, or don't like what they'll do with the
> >> thing you give them.
> >
> > I think the standard answer to your question is that you get the enemy
> > to *surrender* first, patch him up enough to move him, and then stick
> > him in a POW camp for the duration, or until you get something in  
> > return
> > for releasing him.
> >
> > I would never patch someone up so he can go back to *shooting* at  
> > me, or
> > my friends.  Never.
> 
> Yet doctors all abide by the hypocratic(sp?) oath.

Really?  Even medics?  Got any evidence of that?

jcc


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