Building a GPL-Only LFS

timothy bauscher timothy at foce.eiomail.com
Mon May 6 09:58:19 PDT 2002


> For my own ignorance and curiousity's sake, can someone explain why
> this
> would be important?  If you want to use a piece of software, but it's
> not
> GPLed, for example, it uses the BSD license why wouldn't you use it? 
> Unless
> you're a programmer, and using a portion of the software, what
> difference
> does it really make?

i don't see much point in using only GPLed software.
software distributed under a GPL compliant license
offers just as much freedom as the GPL itself.

what's funny to me is that they would want to use a
BSD licensed book to build their GPL-only machine :-)

(==timothy==)
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