RedHat and software patents

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Wed May 29 15:40:07 UTC 2002

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 02:11:24PM +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >From: Werner Koch <wk at>

> >Quality and speed is in most cases a contradiction ;-)
> Granted, you are right! 
> Most GPL software is not best quality software, so
> blindly colleting pieces and then compile a new program is not a good idea.

The choice of license does not directly infere with the quality of the code. 
The development decisions and the development model does.

GNU GPL can be used for several development models.
A lof of code under GPL is very good.
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