Re: [dwm] sic ipv6 patch

From: Tobias Ulmer <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 20:36:20 +0200

On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 07:57:43PM +0200, Enno Gottox Boland wrote:
> > Define abuse? According to MIT/BSD, using the code in closed source
> > products is not abuse, it's simply use. Since that does not in any way
> > affect the freedom of the original MIT/BSD licensed code, it shouldn't
> > be a problem. Unless, of course, you want to restrict the users of
> > your code in what they can and can't do with it. If you want that,
> > fine, that's your choice, but please don't try to sell it as
> > "freedom", since that's simply not what it is.
> Right. I like the GPL more than MIT, but I think giving others the
> ability to change something without releasing its source is not abuse.
> If I use MIT for a license, I have to accept that people will change
> the license.

Only the copyright holder can change the license, ever. Plus, if you're
concerned about the future, once you got something under a certain
license, it will stay there forever, no matter what the copyright holder

>There is not only the GPL meaning of freedom.
> --
> - Real Community Distro
> - Gnuffy on Ipaq (Codename Peggy)
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