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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] GPL: Socialist Agenda?

Teemu Leinonen wrote:    (01)

> 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.    (02)

On the contrary.    (03)

Were the post to have said, "Gosling said so, therefore it must be true",
*that* would be an improper appeal to authority.    (04)

In this post, however, Gosling was *cited*, and his reasoning was
given. I find it persuasive.    (05)