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Re: Fedora not "free" enough for GNU?



Tom Lane wrote:
> "Michel Salim" <michel sylvan gmail com> writes:
>> I was just over at gnu.org to download the anniversary video recorded
>> by Stephen Fry, and while I was there decided to take a look at what
>> systems they recommend as being free.
> 
> I've got all the respect in the world for the work that RMS has done
> over the years ... but:
> 
> gnu.org does not acknowledge any license but the GPL as being "truly
> free", and they'll never acknowledge any system that is not 100.00%
> GPL code as being "truly free".  Draw your own conclusions about how
> that stance connects to reality.

Rubbish.  GNU has always accepted that non-GPL licences are free.

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#SoftwareLicenses
includes dozens of them.

Andrew.


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