[email][/email] said:\n[QUOTE]\nRichard Heathfield wrote: \n\n\nDepressing to find you've become such a craven apologist for Navia's\nselfishness.[/QUOTE]\n\nDepressing to find that you can't read. I haven't made a case either for or \nagainst what you call his "selfishness". All I have said is that we should \nnot criticise someone simply for taking appropriate corrective action \nafter realising that a mistake has been made. Okay, so you'd rather see \nhim release the source. Well, it's clear that he isn't going to. That is \nhis decision, not yours, mine, or anyone else's.\n[QUOTE]\nThe situation is this: Navia has invested a bit of time in making a\nLinux version of his notoriously poor compiler. Under the terms of the\nGPL, he has two choices: he can distribute the resulting program under\nthe GPL, or send it to /dev/null.[/QUOTE]\n\nIndeed. And he has chosen the latter. That is *his* choice to make, not \nyours or mine.\n[QUOTE]\nThere is *no way* for Navia to make money now, but he'd rather write\noff the time he spent porting to Linux rather than give people access\nto his compiler with the same spirit of freedom and generosity with\nwhich he benefited from the GPL'd components he wanted to include in\nit.[/QUOTE]\n\nPerhaps. But I think it more likely that he doesn't reveal his source code \nbecause he knows full well that it will not withstand expert scrutiny.