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



On Thu, Oct 08, 1998 at 04:14:32PM -0700, Matthew James Gering wrote:
> 
> The Mafia has had two primary characteristics:
> 
> a) the use of force

wouldn't this characteristic define the mafia as a "state" to some
degree?

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1024/D9C69DF9 steve mynott [email protected] http://www.pineal.com/

the capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly
greater than that of any other animals.  some of their most esteemed
inventions have no other apparent purpose, for example, the dinner
party of more than two, the epic poem, and the science of metaphysics.  -- h. l.