Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] New software synthesizer for Linux (free under GPL v. 2)
From: matthew yee-king (yeeking_AT_no-future.com)
Date: Wed Sep 25 2002 - 17:32:24 EEST
the plot thickens:
'Get FFTW before the devil does!'
On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 12:35:26 +0100
Steve Harris <S.W.Harris_AT_ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 12:43:26 +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> > > "If you want to use this program to make music that is against God
> > > and Jesus (like HeavyMetal, NewAge,..) STOP and think that you'll
> > > be judged
> > Now, seriously: Obviously this is not against the GPL, because it
> > doesn't hinder you in any way to use the software for devilish
> > purposes or give it away to a heavy metal freak, it just wants you
> > to think about, what you're doing by this.
> I would imagine that would only encourage producers of hevay metal and
> so, its kind of the point, right? Rebellion and all that.
> It is however slighty offensive to the aprox. 70% (and growing) of the
> worlds population who are not christian.
> c.f. http://www.religioustolerance.org/
> I wonder how people would react if a scientologist produced a
> softwynth and said she only wanted it to be used by operating thetans
> ;) I don't view it any differently myself.
> - Steve
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