Re: bind8 vs bind9
"Nathan E Norman" <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 04:28:13PM -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> > At 2002-11-18T21:11:23Z, Nathan E Norman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Uh, of course tinydns (sic; it's really djbdns) is open source. Perhaps
> > > you meant to say _DFSG Free_ ?
> > No more than Microsoft's "shared source" is open source. I can't
> > redistribute either of them, regardless of what bugs I patch or features I
> > add.
> You can distribute patches to djdns all day long. You can even
> distribute a patched version if you don't call it "djbdns". What you
> can't do (and this is why djb stuff fails the DFSG) is distribute a
> pre-compiled version with your patches applied.
> Comparing DJB to MS is disingenuous and you know it. Oh well, a
> little demagoguery seem the status quo on debian lists.
Just curious, on which list(s) isn't a little dg. status quo? ;)