Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd
On Fri, 19 Feb 1999, Phillip R. Jaenke wrote:
[ snip ]
: Right there, it says it all. You can charge all you want for GPL. Even if
: you aren't the author. So long as you include the license, and the source
: code, it's perfectly within the GPL. So the leeches can continue to leech
: to their accounting department's content.
But the GPL does force you to grant others the same rights you have -
ownership of the code. John is saying that the BSD license doesn't
enforce this right - vendors don't have to release their code
Buy a binary license for BSDi and then ask to see their source code.
They'll want to see your money first.
[ I still do think Debian-packaged BSD could be cool, but there are
obviously a lot of ancillary issues ]
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