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Re: [Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>] Re: Debian & BSD concerns

On Mon, Feb 22, 1999 at 12:32:45AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > [...] I propose you ask him if he too thinks those of us who are
> > worried about the Linux based platform becoming proprietary or not.
> linux can not become proprietary.  it's GPL.  once free, always free.
> please keep your comments within the realm of reality, and not paranoid
> fantasy.

Two words:  binary drivers.

If you ask me, that goes against everything the GPL stands for and yes it
can have a serious impact on Linux.

"Do you think she's the sincere type? ... Yeah, I was afraid of that."
                        -- Richie Ryan, Highlander: The Series

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