RE: [ba-unrev-talk] GPL: Socialist Agenda?
Eric - (01)
Thanks for the post. (02)
You're right, of course. (03)
My notion was to challenge/refute/dialogue, not appeal. (04)
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Eric Armstrong
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: [ba-unrev-talk] GPL: Socialist Agenda? (06)
Teemu Leinonen wrote: (07)
> John Maloney wrote:
> > (James) Gosling: ... The GPL one is, I
> > find, rather odd because it has this string socialist agenda that
> > basically says intellectual property is bad.
> Appeal to Authority - Improper appeal to authority. (08)
On the contrary. (09)
Were the post to have said, "Gosling said so, therefore it must be
*that* would be an improper appeal to authority. (010)
In this post, however, Gosling was *cited*, and his reasoning was given.
I find it persuasive. (011)