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Re: Is Fedora *really* Free?



Today Les Mikesell did spake thusly:

On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 17:40 +0100, Scott van Looy wrote:

But there was a long, involved flamefest here not that long ago, so no need
to rehash it again (please?).

OK, sorry. I'm new here. I just wanted to know how the interwebnet works

Heh - just keep in mind that it connects a lot of people with a lot
of different ideas and the reason it works at all has very much to
do with the BSD license on the initial TCP/IP code.  The world would
be very different today if that code had restrictions that made it
less attractive to use in commercial equipment.

...and I'd never have had to mess with c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts... ;)

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