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RE: GPL & commercial software, the critical distinction (fwd)



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At 12:30 AM 10/1/98 -0700, Matthew James Gering wrote:
> Regulation includes much more than licensing and
> registration. Try hiring a couple employees, paying
> freelance individuals, setup office space, get yourself a
> company car and do your fed income taxes. Lightly regulated
> my ass. If they enforced every word of every code strongly
> and literally it would be nearly impossible to conduct
> business.

To the best of my observation, every single small business is
operating illegally. The situation differs from Russia only
in degree, not in kind

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