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Re: GNU on OpenSolaris

From: Stelian Ionescu
Subject: Re: GNU on OpenSolaris
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 10:39:14 +0200
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On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 09:42:59PM -0300, Fortes Marcelo wrote:
>Hi Simon !
>>On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 05:27:19PM -0300, Fortes Marcelo wrote:
>>>   Can GNU run on OpenSOLARIS Kernel?
>>> If the GNU project have a so big lack to produce a
>>> usable Kernel. (HURD/Mach),(HURD/L4).
>>GNU/Hurd on Mach is usable. And GNU/Linux even more even though it was 
>>not produced by the GNU project. There also are Debian GNU/kFreeBSD and 
>>Debian GNU/kNetBSD available. And don't forget Darwin.
>Yes I know, i was using GNU/HURD/Linux for a long time ago. as that is 
>true that i dont even heared before about Debian GNU/kFreeBSD and 
>Debian GNU/kNetBSD projects (That is very interesting point to port to NetBSD 
>with their very clean design).
>But the point is their BSD Licences that cant be GPLed,and its flavours more 
>BSD alike. 
>>There are really enough kernels around.
who said that ? I don't see anywhere a "perfect" kernel

>>> its
>>> licence permits a fork in one entire new project that
>>> can be after be released under GPL?
>>No. It does not permit relicensing and in fact the license being used 
>>is not GPL compatible (see the gnu project license pages about the 
>Firebird Database server Changed its licence from InterBase License to one 
>less restrective 
>Open Source licence. After it aparts from Borland. The same could not
when the hell freezes over. a short answer would be: *NO*. I hardly can
think of Sun releasing their beloved OS under the GPL

Stelian Ionescu aka fe[nl]ix
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