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Re: Add GPL compatibility check for plugins
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 07:44:08PM -0700, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> [...] The FSF release of gcc won't run a non-GPL plugin, but of
> course nothing stops you from modifying the gcc sources. In other
> words, right #0 is not violated, since nothing stops you from doing
> whatever you want. [...]
And this is an uncontroversial interpretation, if for example applied
to other GNU programs? Wacky stuff like changing bash to prohibit
loading non-GPL shell scripts? "but you can patch it..."??
Well, if it's OK with y'all, fine with me too. But it seems weird.