Subject: Re: UnitedLinux and "open source"
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 23:32:30 -0400 (EDT)

John Cowan writes:
 > Russell Nelson scripsit:
 > 
 > > Here's what I call free software:
 > >   If you can get the source code, AND
 > >   If you can make any changes you want to the source, AND
 > 
 > Not even the MIT or new-BSD licenses allow that: some parts of
 > the source have to remain invariant.

Huh?  You mean the license?  What would be the point of a license
which lets you change the terms of the license?

 > >   If you can create binaries, AND
 > >   If you can redistribute your changes and binaries, THEN
 > 
 > Under a license of your choice, you mean?

Did I say that?

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