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Re: L4-hurd discuss

From: Leonardo Pereira
Subject: Re: L4-hurd discuss
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:09:32 -0700 (PDT)

looking to this fight about licenses and kernels, I
will ask to somebody that want to look to one
microkernel called Gemini Nucleus, it is based on some
concepts of the L4, Eros and Exokernel. I think that
it is, at least, interesting. Oh, it is GPLed and is
write in 'C'.


--- Marcus Brinkmann
<address@hidden> wrote:

> At Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:08:11 +0800,
> Neil Santos <address@hidden> wrote:
> > And I can't imagine the FSF allowing GNU projects
> to be released under
> > the BSD.
> They have no way to disallow it: Even if you assign
> your copyright to
> the FSF, you still retain your right to relicense it
> under whatever
> way you want, including BSD and/or proprietary.
> Of course the FSF itself will _usually_ only publish
> it under GPL,
> LGPL or GFDL, or one of those plus special
> exceptions (like the
> autoconf stuff).
> > Free-but-not-copyleft licenses allow me to share
> with everyone,
> > including those who don't want to share.  On the
> other hand, copyleft
> > licenses allow me to share code only with those
> whom I know would be
> > willing to share in return.
> There is an on-going dispute in our community if it
> should be "freedom
> of" or "freedom from".  We struggle with the words,
> and meaning of
> words.  But I think that's really secondary. 
> Frankly, I have no idea
> where this discussion is going or even what is being
> discussed.  It
> may be a good idea for you to take it to private
> mail, as it certainly
> has nothing to do anymore with this project.
> There is also gnu.discuss and other forums where
> this topic is
> somewhat relevant.
> Thanks,
> Marcus
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