Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Jan 2007 14:08 UTC, submitted by RJ
GNU, GPL, Open Source "We observe that there exists a broad misconception that the BSD permits the licensing of BSD code and modifications of BSD code under closed source licenses. In this paper we put forward an argument to the effect that the terms of the BSD require BSD code and modifications to BSD code to be licensed under the terms of the BSD license. We look at some possible consequences and observe that this licensing requirement could have serious impacts on the unwary."
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RE[5]: Bad article
by manmist on Tue 16th Jan 2007 17:06 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Bad article"
manmist
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2005-12-18

"Please don't spread FUD because of any real information"

Nope. It is obvious that BSD commercial and ISV support lags severely behind Linux.

"Yahoo is using BSD, Google, Apple (MacOS X) is using and supporting BSD"

Oh come on. How many well known vendors provide commercial support for FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD. Thats what I am talking about. Not usage.

'The lack of information doesn't change anything too!"

Either understand the thing being asked or stay off the discussion.

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