[lkml] BSD-licensed linux fork

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Fri Oct 8 10:45:33 PDT 2004


On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 10:47:33AM -0600, ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net wrote:
>On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 10:09:35AM +0100, Ian Molton (spyro at f2s.com) wrote:
>> Daniel Baumann wrote:
>> >very *stupid* attempt to make linux proprietary.
>> >
>> >http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=109717987610829&w=2
>> 
>> Oh, thats *priceless*. HAHAHA.
>
>Not quite priceless.  The sum is $50k.  Which seems me to be about the
>figure paid by M$ for dos over 20 years ago.

I personally don't think that's a bad idea. BSD-license is nothing 
comparable to M$' purchasing dos, IMHO. The bottom line is it will 
never harm the linux in anyway, will it?

-- 
Hui Zhou



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