> Okay, maybe I'm missing something but this seems insensitive and
> juvenile to me. If it's supposed to be a joke it's really not funny. I
> don't believe it has any place on this mailing list.
> I think Mark Shuttleworth says it best in his most recent blog post:
> "We should start every discussion in free software with a mutual
> reminder of the fact that we have far more in common than we have
This is exactly what the joke is about! I don't actually have an opinion or really care about v2 vs. v3. This is essentially the same joke as the old "Judean people's front", I thought that people who have suffered BSD GPL holy wars might appreciate the observation :)
> On 2 August 2010 10:00, Luke Taylor <luke_joseph-PkbjNfxxIAQqdlJmJB21zg@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> > I was walking across a bridge one day, and I saw a software developer
> > standing on the edge, about to jump off. I immediately ran over and said
> > "Stop! Don't do it!"
> > "Why shouldn't I?" he said.
> > I said, "Well, there's so much to live for!"
> > "Like what?"
> > "Well ... do you develop free software or proprietary?"
> > "Free."
> > "Me too! Are you BSD or GPL?"
> > "GPL."
> > "Me too! Are you GPL v2 or GPL v3?"
> > "GPL v3!"
> > To which I said, "Die, heretic scum!" and pushed him off.
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