Rui Miguel Seabra rms at
Sun Jan 30 22:49:32 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 16:41 +0200, NSK wrote:
> Sun is about to release Solaris under a new licence called CDDL.
> It is based on MPL 1.1. The differences are listed here: 
> A summary can be found at
> I'm writing an article about it, and I would appreciate it if you could tell 
> me whether CDDL is compatible with GPL and LGPL. In addition, I would like to 
> understand whether a document released under CDDL would be compatible with 
> documentation under GFDL.

There's also patently clear patent problems. There's a detailed analysis
at Groklaw:

I'm personally inclined to avoid as much CDDL as possible, as it is of
right now. Yes, even *use* of such Free Software, specially if it comes
from Sun.


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

Please AVOID sending me WORD, EXCEL or POWERPOINT attachments.
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