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Re: Debian based GNU/Solaris: pilot program

Erast Benson <erast@gnusolaris.org> writes:

> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 11:10 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>> Erast Benson <erast@gnusolaris.org> writes:
>> > I personally with community help will re-write stripped down CDDL
>> > variant of dpkg. Will Debian community be happy? But this is sort of
>> > duplication of work. I do not think that the goal of Debian community is
>> > to force developers do duplicate their work.
>> It's the intention of the GPL to force release of software without
>> restrictions like the ones that the CDDL has.
> Once again, CDDL doing *exactly* the same thing as GPL does with
> CDDL-licensed files. i.e. forces developers to contribute their changes
> back.

The GPL does not force developers to "contribute their changes back".
That's exactly the *point*.

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