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SubjectRe: GPL and Nvidia
Freedom is something that has to be perpetuated and guaranteed, which is 
what the GPL does. The BSD approach is this: "We're offering you this free
(as in freedom) software which you can then use and redistribute as
proprietary software as long as we get credit."

This is like drawing up a constitution for a new country that says "We
give you these rights and the power to totally eliminate them."


On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, Andrew Walrond wrote:

> A "freedom" banner in one hand and a thick license document in the other
> beginning "GPL: Thou shall not...", and a fat, smiling lawyer behind you.
>
> Makes me glad to be alive ;)
>
> The BSD license sounds great, but I bet mine's shorter :)
>
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