Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Sat Jul 19 18:57:17 UTC 2008

On Jul 19, 2008, Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 21:04:49 -0700 (PDT)
> Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>> ZFS was included in FreeBSD 7.0 because the BSD license is more free than the GPL with that regard.

> And if NetApp win against Sun they can sue FreeBSD now, for triple
> damages which would be millions and the end of FreeBSD.

Err...  Is there any reason NetApp would have to wait for the end of
the lawsuit with Sun to sue FreeBSD out of existence?

Alexandre Oliva         http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
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