From: G. Adam Stanislav (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 09:55:08 EDT

At 02:29 16-05-2000 -0800, Michael Everson wrote:
>Ar 12:57 -0800 2000-05-15, scríobh Jonathan Coxhead:
>> "Copyright" is used by right-wingers to enforce exclusive
>> ownership and control. "Copyleft" is used by left-wingers to
>> provide freedom and sharing.
>Well, now, as a fairly left-wing buddhist and a socialist who makes and
>sells Celtic fonts as part of his living (and who therefore enjoys the
>rights he has over his creation) I find this pretty darned objectionable
>and irritating.

Yes, so do I. For what it's worth, I have been creating free software for
decades and find it quite irritating when a group of people pretends to be
representing all free software developers and now tries to be sanctioned by
the Unicode Consortium.


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