[lkml] BSD-licensed linux fork

Miguel Bazdresch lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org
Fri Oct 8 13:06:10 PDT 2004


* Hui Zhou <zhouhui at wam.umd.edu> [2004-10-08 19:18]:
> On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 02:11:00PM -0400, Jason Gurtz wrote:
> >On 10/8/2004 13:45, Hui Zhou wrote:
> >
> >>I personally don't think that's a bad idea. BSD-license is nothing 
> >>comparable to M$' purchasing dos, IMHO. The bottom line is it will 
> >>never harm the linux in anyway, will it?
> >>
> >
> >It would be amusing, yes, to see Linux code in MS windows.  Just like you
> >can find BSD code in it now :)
> 
> So what? Does it kill the fun playing with linux? If one envy the 
> profit M$ made, one should not devote to open source at the beginning.

You're missing the point. Most people don't want to give their work away
for nothing.

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