[lkml] BSD-licensed linux fork

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Fri Oct 8 17:14:41 PDT 2004


Hui Zhou wrote:
> 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.

YES IT FUCKING WELL DOES.

I wont deny that I enjoy reverse engineering stuff, BUT.

if my PDA could run linux from day one, I could have been writing 
*software* for it, not just porting the damn kernel.



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