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RE: <nettime> Linux strikes back III
Douwe Osinga on Fri, 17 Oct 2003 10:58:04 +0200 (CEST)


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RE: <nettime> Linux strikes back III



> Do you think that the FSF should simply let companies do what they like 
> with Open Source code? Including make money out of it?
I agree with you that the FSF should sue anybody who breaks the GPL, but the
GPL allows you to pretty much do whatever you want to do with Open Source Code.
That is the point. Complete freedom, including making money with it. The only
restriction is that it has to stay free. But there is nothing against Cisco
selling routers running Linux or Suse charging for CDs with Linux on it, as long
as people get access to the source code of Cisco routers & Suse distributions.

Douwe Osinga
http://douweosinga.com

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