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Subject: Re: Announce: Ipod 5G with accelerated scrolling beta available

Re: Announce: Ipod 5G with accelerated scrolling beta available

From: Bluechip <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 15:43:19 +0100

> > The code for this isn't yet released as a patch, I want to keep
> > looking at it a bit before releasing it.
>You realize the GPL forbids this, right?

I am sure that for a nominal fee* you will be able to request a
printed copy of the source code by snail mail ...which, as you
probably know, will mean that GPL conformancy is maintained.

I personally think the Gnu folk wisely put that clause in their
license to help 'quality' programmers ensure that
known-bad/untested/scruffy/etc code does not reach the public.

You may (or may not) also like to take a moment to review the history
of the developer in question here, he has an impeccable reputation
(far from that which I could claim for myself) ...I can't believe
that he is doing this for anything other than honourable reasons.


*paper, ink, electricity, time, postage & packing
Received on 2006-06-23

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