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Re: Is Fedora *really* Free?



On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 22:24, J.Moore wrote:
> > 
> > > > Some do think like you do, until they are "backstabbed" and then come
> > > > back to the GPL or LGPL (like WINE, for instance). 
> > > 
> > > I've had a round or two with the wankers - you have to develop an
> > > attitude to take the bad with the good. And survival demands that you
> > > not let the bastards get you down  :)
> > 
> > Using a *BSD style license means you explicitly don't care
> > how your code is used.  In that scenario, how can anything
> > be bad - except perhaps someone rewriting it badly because
> > they don't know a good free version exists?
> 
> Hmmm... I wouldn't say "don't care", I think you can care and still
> support *BSD-style licensing.

I'm not sure what you mean by caring.  I thought *BSD style
licensing was for people who cared about the users of the
code and did not want to impose restrictions to prevent
the best combinations of code from being available.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com


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