How to win friends and influence people – NOT!

Linux kernel driver developer sends email to OpenBSD driver developers, asking them to explain why their code looks suspiciously like it was copied verbatim from his code, violating the GPL.

Apropos of nothing, Lord High God of OpenBSD Theo De Raadt decides to get involved.

From Fag on FOSS

How to win friends and influence people

> I want you to respect my copyright. Fullstop.

No, your message offered that he can come begging, because that is the

best that thieves may do.

Come little dog, come beg for forgiveness.

You are a very poor example of humankind.

Theo de Raadt, reaction to GPL violations in OpenBSD

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