Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Jun 2012 23:56 UTC, submitted by Modafinil
GNU, GPL, Open Source "The Samba Team and seven kernel hackers have come together with Software Freedom Conservancy to help efforts to ensure compliance with the GPL by those who implement Linux and other GPL software. Richard Hillesley talked to Bradley Kuhn of Software Freedom Conservancy, Jeremy Allison of Samba, and Matthew Garrett, who works in his spare time with the GPL Compliance Project for Linux Developers."
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RE[2]: What a waste of time....
by MOS6510 on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 17:48 UTC in reply to "RE: What a waste of time.... "
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Well, so what? They can have their closed fork. Anyone else can create a free fork and the original creator can continue his own version.

That's what you get if you make it public domain. If that's now what you want then just don't, make is closed and sell it. GPL, BSD, whatever it.

In the old days there was lots of public domain software. Demos, games, serious software. A lot of high quality stuff.

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