[lkml] BSD-licensed linux fork

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Fri Oct 8 13:18:01 PDT 2004


On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 10:06:10PM +0200, Miguel Bazdresch wrote:
>* 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.

Yes, I did miss this point and I now think it is true. :-)

-- 
Hui Zhou



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