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SubjectRe: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea
On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, John Anthony Kazos Jr. wrote:

>> And/or why Linux code licensing can't evolve ? Seems when Linux code was
>> licensed noone was thinking about case like interraction with code under
>> license like CDDL so why now it can be corrected and still many people try to
>> think like "anything arond Linux must evolve .. but not Linux" (?)
>> Why this can't be fixes ?
>
> That's not evolution; it's de-evolution. Linux morphing to some sort of
> mentally-damaged pseudo-proprietary licence would be like switching back
> to a feudal society where 50 was considered unbelievably ancient.

CDDL is OSI aproved. Did you realy want to say by above something like
"CDDL is pseudo-proprietary licence" ? Are you still taking about (and
only) CDDL ?

> I'm sure Linus did think very closely about the interaction of his code
> with proprietary licences. He thought about it, snickered for a few
> moments, and made the right decision.

I don't want see problmes on border with propretary licenses at all but I
see (and still want to talk only about) problem on on some class licenses
which provides more oppened (and not closed) code.

kloczek
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