Re: New licence and driver SDK ?
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Le Mercredi 3 Mars 2004 19:34, Alan Coopersmith a écrit : > nicolas wrote: > > This point is only there to avoid that the code did not return to the > > communauty. Also, fork is avoided. Give back the code is the price to pay > > to reused GPL code. That's how this system want to work. > > Forks have little to do with licenses. Using the GPL did not stop the > emacs/xemacs fork, nor did not using GPL cause the FreeBSD/NetBSD fork > or the long ago X Consortium/XFree86 fork. In all those cases code has > freely flowed back and forth between the sibling projects. It avoid proprietary fork. It avoid to close the code add 1% of line, make it uncompatible to keep your customers. That's exactly what append to spice (a cad tools, used everywhere but each version is incompatible). emacs/xemacs forks are from personnal "divergence". FreeBSD/NetBsd is a fork to create 2 differents products. Nicolas _______________________________________________ Forum mailing list Forum@xxxxxxxxxxx http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum
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