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SubjectRe: Solaris 2.6 and Linux
On Sat, 27 Sep 1997, Jeffrey B. Siegal wrote:

> FSF-style Free Software (Linux included) carries an unacceptable cost
> for most embedded systems: the need to distribute source. No one wants
> to distribute source code for the embedded control system for every
> device they manufacture and distribute (think microwave ovens, cars,
> elevators, VCRs, etc.).

I though that the source code didn't have to be distributed with the
product, only be availlable on request... Am I wrong ?

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