Subject: Re: the walls have bears
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: 1 Jun 1999 12:52:22 -0000

Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
 > >>>>> "rn" == Russell Nelson <> writes:
 >     rn> Use of; not creation of.  I don't know of any for-profit
 >     rn> company which has created MIT-licensed software.
 > I don't get it.  What about X itself, then?

Where's the for-profit company that created it, intending to profit
from its existance?  I'm not saying that there won't be contributions
from for-profit businesses.  Apparently Apache and FreeBSD get them
all the time.  I'm saying that the base institution that created the
software and MIT-licensed it is necessarily non-profit.

-russ nelson <>
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