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BSD-like freedom (was Re: KDE not in Debian?)

On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 05:34:23PM -0600, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> If you want to allow either total BSD-like freedom or complete
> proprietariness, you should write a license that forbids any middle
> ground. It strikes me as odd that someone would be pissed about the
> GPL's restrictions yet be perfectly cool with a complete loss of
> freedom. I suppose that it takes all types.

Here's my take on BSD-like freedom:

I've got more than a dozen boxes (from F5) running BSD software.
I'm not free to redistribute this software.  I don't even have access
to the source code for this software.  To upgrade this software requires
serious money.


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