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Re: X is not dead (was Re: X is dead.)

> One of the possible outcomes of this situation (note: I'm not saying it's
> desirable or not; I'm merely pointing out a likely scenario) is that the
> XFree86 developers will decide to change the licensing terms of their X to
> prevent the Open Group from taking from them without giving back, e.g. by
> making XFree86 GPLed.

That's like making libc GPL'd - it means the end to all commercial GUI
programs for Linux -  like Applixware, StarOffice, etc.
Even RMS don't think it is good. 
It is not a likely scenario, it's a dead-end scenario.


Alex Y.
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