Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Tue Jul 22 05:24:30 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 21:47 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> the GPL is the one that most often does not permit freedom compared to
> any other set of combinations

Just because it doesn't permit the freedom that *you* want to exploit...

All licenses will limit something that someone wants to do.  This one
protects circumstances that others have deemed more important.  You're
not going to get a completely free-for-all, do what you like with it,
set of circumstances from a *licensed* thing.

Fish in the sea are free.
Can I make money from them?
Yes, but you'll need a boat.
Can I have a boat for free?

The last line can be answered both ways, that's deliberate.  You want
the fish for free, and a free boat.

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