Subject: Re: the walls have bears
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 1 Jun 1999 04:46:38 -0000

Ben Laurie writes:
 > I can accept this. But Apache is not written for a business. Nor is
 > OpenSSL. So why is BSD not appropriate for Apache or OpenSSL?

It probably is.  It's an OSI-Certified(tm) Open Source license.  Go
for it!

 > BTW, if the answer is "aha, but this is not the list for that question",
 > think again: there are businesses that use Apache and OpenSSL and I
 > would classify them as FSBs (at least in respect of their use of those
 > packages).

Use of; not creation of.  I don't know of any for-profit company which 
has created MIT-licensed software.

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