Subject: Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License
From: Matthew Flaschen <>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 15:53:39 -0400

Donovan Hawkins wrote:
> It's unfortunate enough that "free" now means "free to do what the the
> GPL says you can do".

I don't think FSF ever claimed this.  They've always said BSD (and many
other licenses) is also free, but GPL is copyleft to ensure the code
stays free.

Matt Flaschen