Subject: Re: [Frank da Cruz : Re: Kermit and NetBSD]
To: Frank da Cruz <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 11/26/1999 21:10:28
On Fri, Nov 26, 1999 at 03:59:52PM -0500, Frank da Cruz wrote:
> Does the Open Source Definition really
> "capture what the great majority of the software community originally
> meant", or do advocates of the various licenses (GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT, ...)
> constantly squabble over it?

It actually does. If you look at the url that was posted, you'll see
that there have been adjustments made to fine-tune the definition such
that all the ones you listed do qualify.

Squabbling about BSD vs GPL is a whole other matter :-) 

David Maxwell,| --> Mastery of UNIX, like
mastery of language, offers real freedom. The price of freedom is always dear,
but there's no substitute. Personally, I'd rather pay for my freedom than live
in a bitmapped, pop-up-happy dungeon like NT. - Thomas Scoville