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Re: L4-hurd discuss

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: Re: L4-hurd discuss
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:45:23 -0500

On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 06:03 +0800, Neil Santos wrote:
> On 22:42 22/06/05, Matthew Dempsky wrote:
> > Linus may not see eye-to-eye with the FSF
> Isn't this just a bit of an understatement?  UIM, more often than not,
> Linus and RMS aren't even looking in the same general direction.

Fine, it's irrelevant either way though.

> As for OpenSolaris, well...  If its source would
> be made available using a free versioning system, stayed away from
> including proprietary hardware drivers, and was licensed under any of
> the licenses the FSF considers free, then it *will* fit the spirit of
> the FSF's goals better than Linux.

That's a big if.  Wouldn't it be better to just use a BSD kernel?
Debian has demonstrated this is feasible.

Matthew Dempsky <address@hidden>

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