Subject: Re: Open Source and Government agencies
From: Rich Morin <>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 22:22:16 -0800

At 1:54 AM +0000 2/27/00, Crispin Cowan wrote:
>Rich Morin wrote:
>>  Of course, once the PD version has been published, there is nothing to
>>  keep folks from hanging either GPL or proprietary labels on copies of
>>  it, then modifying it and distributing it as they please.
>This sounds more like a solution than a problem to me.

To be sure.  But then, I've never been all that bothered by the fact
that proprietary versions of BSD are out there, as long as I can have
my copy of FreeBSD.  The thing that really sets my teeth on edge,
however, is the removal of SW from the free community...

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