Subject: Re: Can open source cost money?
From: Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 23:31:10 -0400

> 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?

> X11, Ingres

How soon we forget.  The 800-pound example is SunOS, and the tens
(hundreds?) of other proprietary BSD Unix derivatives.


League for Programming Freedom (LPF) ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/lpf/patents.text
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