> While I like the GPL for its intentions, I have to side with Allchin that
> Government-funded code development should not be propagating GPL
> code-socialism, any more than it should propagate proprietary code.  It
is
> OUR tax money so the code ought to be as unencumbered as possible.

I sort of agree--but dealing with Microsoft, there ought to be enough
encumbrance to discourage theft.

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