[linux-elitists] The breadth of SCO's claims

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Tue Jun 24 08:25:11 PDT 2003


on Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 09:27:32AM +0530, Raghavendra Bhat (ragu@asianetonline.net) wrote:
> mbp@samba posts:
> 
> >> It  is widely  believed that  Windows  contains some  BSD code  for
> >> networking and other reasons. 
> 
> As the BSD license  is a weak one, it is a moot  point as to where its
> code-base would be landing in.  The community has been deprived of its
> own efforts,  in all these  instances of the seepage/pilferage  of the
> BSD code-base by unethical entities.

Note that this isn't how the BSD community sees things.  At least not
those who are license-aware.

The stated goal of several projects (OpenBSD comes to mind) is to use 
licensing terms which don't restrict use within proprietary products, if
that is the intent of the user.

Peace.

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