Re: [dev] GPL free Linux

From: Anthony J. Bentley <>
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2018 21:43:12 -0700

Markus Wichmann writes:
> Why would you do something so pointless? First of all, licences only
> matter if you plan on redistribution, so most here won't care. Second,
> all the GPL demands is that you distribute the source, which any good
> distribution should do, anyway, right?

GPL also demands that you not combine the code with GPL-incompatible
terms, even if those terms are free themselves. A ridiculous requirement
that violates the spirit and practice of free software.
Received on Mon Nov 12 2018 - 05:43:12 CET

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