Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 16:22:34 UTC 2008

inode0 wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 11:39 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You were told about the problems earlier on too and you choose to ignore
>>> it. CDDL was deliberately designed to be incompatible with GPL
>> Deliberate? _Everything_ that is not the GPL is incompatible with the GPL.
> For a list of dozens of examples showing this statement to be utterly wrong see
> http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/index_html#GPLCompatibleLicenses

The statement is not wrong - the reason a few that are listed as 
compatible is that the permit themselves to be replaced by the GPL. 
When combined in a work with GPL components any other attributes of the 
original licenses no longer apply.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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