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Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV work started.

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV work started.
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 09:36:56 +1030

On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 19:21 +0000, Chris Andrew wrote:
> Lee,
> Well done for adopting :-).
> In my opinion, I would have thought that it was better if a licence
> was clear for a package.  My concern with the lack of a licence would
> be that a proprietary business could take the code and then include it
> with other software, or licence it under a closed format.

lack of licence == no permission for us to use it.

there are lots of licences we consider free that dont stop "...
proprietary business... " from taking "... the code and then include it
with other software..."
Think MIT/BSD. (ditto public domain).

> These questions are exactly the sort of things that need to be
> discussed though, so we can establish a way forward.
> Thanks for bringing this point up.
Karl Goetz <address@hidden>

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