Re: RH and GNOME
> > Not to put too fine a point on it, but I believe, as Manoj has said,
> > while you can't retroactively license a work, you CAN relicense a
> > work. Ergo, they could switch to entirely commercial licensing when
> > they got enough market share and `newbie share' to not worry about
> > the people they'd run off doing it.
> Right, and as soon as they did, we'd take the last free version, and
> get a group together to carry it forward. The non-free people be
> welcome to continue working on their newly licensed version, but I
> would bet that a lot of the community would come with us, and in any
> case, we'd still have a perfectly usable platform to build on.
Exactly what I was thinking of when I wrote this, but my point is still
> In fact, this just happened with XFree86 (or was that finally
I heard something about that...
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