Why is Fedora not a Free GNU/Linux distributions?

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Thu Jul 24 13:11:39 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 07:47:45AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 10:29:26PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> In general the terms I'm speaking of are more permissive than the GPL 
>>>  and the GPL is the one that was intentionally incompatible, but 
>>> that's  not the point.  The point is that the work-as-a-whole clause 
>>> is an  immoral restriction.
>> Don't include GPL'ed software, then.
> OK, but how is the useful to anyone?

It is useful to hundreds of thousands of developers of software under
compatible licenses who do include it, so I reject your premise that
it isn't useful to anyone.


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