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SubjectRe: X (was Re: GGI Project Unhappy On Linux)
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> > There are a few problems with X, one major issue being that it is no
> > longer free software (AFAIK the Open Group decided to make X11R6.4 free
> > for non-commercial use only). If we want Linux to have a chance anywhere
>
> Not that the following has to do anything with Linux kernel, but it is
> worth being mentioned. I've just checked the X11 6.4 license at:
>
> http://www.camb.opengroup.org/x/r6.4doc/relnotes/relnotes.htm
>
> and it looks the same as before. There is nothing about the project
> commercialization...

The Opengroup are trying to keep this remarkably quiet for some reson. Now
I wonder why, perhaps its feeling guilty about a futile attempt to hijack
and abuse a great free software work. Opengroup members mumble things like
'Im sorry I cant discuss this' when you ask them outright what they are
playing at.

Now perhaps more people will understand why the GPL is a better license
than the BSD one in many cases.

Alan



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