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Re: Is Fedora *really* Free?



Today Les Mikesell did spake thusly:

On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 14:32 +0100, Steve Searle wrote:

Yet much less so than what GPL fanatics do to the word 'free'
to make it mean restricted...

As in "You are free to do what you like with the code except add
restrictions to its use"?

As in "you can't redistribute this combined with anyone else's
work that has different ideas".  That is "my restrictions are
the only reasonable ones possible...".

Stops people taking what someone else wrote, adding a few lines and then charging for it, doesn't it?

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