Subject: Re: Can open source cost money?
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: 26 Aug 1998 13:09:24 -0000

Ben Laurie writes:
 > Brian Bartholomew wrote:
 > > I dislike the BSD license for my purposes because it allows libre
 > > stuff to become non-libre again.  The BSD license is a superb way to
 > > get university research products in mainstream use.  It's a poor way
 > > to keep a donation libre.
 > 
 > Examples? Proof?

Call it folklore if you wish, but that is a big reason that the
FreeBSD people hold up as a reason why their product is better than
Linux.  They maintain that it's a good thing that people can take
a copy of FreeBSD proprietary.

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