BitKeeper licence critic

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at
Sat Mar 16 13:21:31 UTC 2002

On Sun, Mar 10, 2002 at 05:06:14PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> When I am doing my work, I choose the best combination of programs -
> while I prefer free software if available _and_ if the free software
> is standard compliant.

GNU/Linux isn't POSIX compliant. Do you prefer a proprietary unix
which is POSIX compatible instead of GNU/Linux?

> If people always use free software even if it is non-standard, then
> we end up in a wold similar to the M$ world and the only advantage
> is that we don't have to pay.

And we would have the freedom to do what we want!!!

Jeroen Dekkers
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