Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Tue Jul 22 05:12:30 UTC 2008

On Jul 21, 2008, Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

>> The GPL meets both the FS and the OSS definition.  

> News to me.


> GPLv3 has clauses which are specifically aimed at certain uses

I guess it's pointless for me to ask you to substantiate this, since
you're probably back to the silliness of kill-filing me.  But if you
read this, please do.

> OSS no.  Something I imagine RMS is not too worried about ?

Why stop at the speculation?  Go ahead, ask him, then let us know.

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