neat story

Simo Sorce idra at
Wed Mar 20 10:46:00 UTC 2002

It is documented publicy now! (And with a fair license too :-)

But they extended also ldap (Active Directory) with a proprietary ACL
scheme, luckily it is much easier to understand and follow-up ...


On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 11:22, Michael Kallas wrote:
> Hi,
> Simo Sorce <idra at> schrieb am 20.03.02:
> > And so? MS ripped lot of free code and put it in their Software without
> > contributing nothing back! Is it yet fair to use MS programs? Shouldn't
> > your boss regret to buy something from such unfair seller??
> > The developers _choosed_ to do so, they know that and they take they
> > reward as fame and code contributed back! If he thinks GPL is so bad,
> > what about BSD? With BSD you can not only make money but also
> > proprietarize the code!! Your boss must think it is a tragedy!
> I think that the BSD-license is a tragedy, too. Look at Kerberos 
> which was legally (thanks to BSD) taken and "improved" by above
> mentioned firm so that they had a new, incompatible,
> undocumented protocol.
> Best regards
> Michael
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