> I think we were suckered into the GPL by lawyers ;)
> Seriously though, I believe the GPL is the biggest impediment to
> gnu/linux and open source software that anyone could possibly come up
> with. Frankly I'm suprised NVidia and others bother supporting linux,
> but am very glad they do.
Frankly, I'm surprised there are people out there who don't _like_ freedom
(and the perpetuation thereof.)
> IMO The only license we need is
> "Here is, for what it's worth, some software. You can use it in any way
> you like; modify it, fix it and if you can make some money from it -
> great! Go feed your family. Fixes, changes and improvements are always
> welcome, but not mandatory. Enjoy!"
That's the gist of the BSD license :-)
> We'd likely have to set up a hardship fund for lawyers though. Wouldn't
> want them to starve ;)
> Too late for gnu/linux though. :(
Too late for you to screw it up?
I take it you're not very interested in perpetuation of freedom.
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