Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Open Source Agreements

Author:Wesley Felter
Posted:8/21/2000; 8:58:11 PM
Topic:A History of "Open Source"
Msg #:19909 (In response to 19889)
Prev/Next:19908 / 19910

For example, the Linux TCP/IP stack is based on BSD code.

I think this is a myth; I remember Alan Cox saying that it is not true, and the GPL and BSD licenses aren't even compatible.

Personally, I think the MPL is no more complex than the GPL, but I don't consider it a point worth arguing, especially since few people seem to understand either license.

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