[clug] UK Plans to tax GPL'd software

John Fletcher fletchweb at optusnet.com.au
Mon Apr 5 11:55:01 GMT 2004

You're not supposed to play April Fools jokes after midday.  Or something
like that...


-----Original Message-----
From: linux-bounces+fletchweb=optusnet.com.au at lists.samba.org
[mailto:linux-bounces+fletchweb=optusnet.com.au at lists.samba.org] On Behalf
Of Edgecombe, Scott
Sent: Monday, 5 April 2004 9:15 AM
To: E.; linux at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [clug] UK Plans to tax GPL'd software

I think you should double check the date that the article was published.

Personally I wouldn't believe anything released on April fools day.

Wait and see if the article gets some confirmation before you get too
worried about it.

If you read the Slashdot comments the consensus seems to think it a

Besides, it's impossible to measure a gift economy when there is no
dollar value to the gift.

-----Original Message-----
From: E. [mailto:kane at areujoking.com] 
Sent: Friday, 2 April 2004 6:33 PM
To: linux at lists.samba.org
Subject: [clug] UK Plans to tax GPL'd software


Only a "consideration" at this point


Pretty sad state of affairs.

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