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SubjectRe: Linux, UDI and SCO.
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> On Fri, 18 Sep 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Traditional BSD license code isnt free. The GPL has a single magic clause
> > in it which includes the words "no additional restrictions". That clashes
> > with the BSD advertising clause. The BSD clause without advertising doesnt
> > clash
>
> You are defining "free" as "is licensed under GPL", which is a pretty silly
> way to define "free", unless your goal is to incite pointless flamewars.

The question was asked about the GPL. You can argue the semantics of
freedom all you like, thats not the intention of the reply. BSD (advertising
variant) is "not free" for the GPL definition of free (better ?)




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