[rescue] Re: Being jobless

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Jul 30 00:40:17 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 11:30:17PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> GCC being GPL'd and all, this tends not to fly.  But most of the time it
> ends up getting worked out in the end.
> What tends to be more of a barrier is when $VENDOR's *engineers* want to
> contribute back their code, but $VENDOR's legal department says "Under
> the GPL?  Over our dead bodies."

This is why I wish we had a replacement of the GNU tools and compilers,
that didn't have these legal restrictions.

I appreciate what GNU has done, but really, life is too short to deal
with politics on top of writing code.

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