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Linus is a cranky old man

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on August 13, 2007 06:17 AM
Nah, it's the same illogical position Linus has always had. He's happy to turn a blind eye to GPL2 violations, never mind that the vast majority of kernel code is not his. Kernel devs have complained about this before, but because He Is Linus nothing gets done about it. He has said many many times that he is neither a lawyer nor a politician, and is not interested in law or politics, yet he opines frequently and at length on both as they affect software development. Methinks it is time for Linus to shush and let more sensible people, who do not let an irrational hatred for the FSF color their judgment, to take over kernel leadership. Or at least shoo him away from licensing and other legal decisions.


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