Bob Hartley wrote:
"Ohh l,ots of people cry out for open source RISC OS, and just as it is made available, we get the GPL is this and GPL is that brigade coming out of the woodwork qande arguing about GPL rather than being positive about the OS at hand."
People are only clearing up the usual misconceptions about it that always seem to come up whenever the subject of licensing is raised. As usual, most of the negative rhetoric comes from the people who don't like the GPL for whatever reason. Something else you said applies to those people, too:
"If you dont like their terms and conditions then it is simple. Don't touch it with a bargepole and get on with your life. Dont get on your high-horse and rant."