[linux-elitists] Gutsy Gibbon to include strictly-free branch

Michael Bacarella mbac@netgraft.com
Sun Apr 15 08:58:34 PDT 2007


On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 11:09:01AM -0400, Modus Operandi wrote:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2007-April/000276.html
> 
> "Ubuntu 7.10 will feature a new flavour - as yet unnamed - which
> takes an ultra-orthodox view of licensing: no firmware, drivers,
> imagery, sounds, applications, or other content which do not
> include full source materials and come with full rights of
> modification, remixing and redistribution. There should be no
> more conservative home, for those who demand a super-strict
> interpretation of the 'free' in free software. This work will
> be done in collaboration with the folks behind Gnewsense."

Because running a mostly-free software Operating System just
isn't exclusive/righteous enough.




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