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Re: [school-discuss] M$ SELLING Open Source.

on Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 03:18:05PM +1300, Chris Cormack (chris@katipo.co.nz) wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 09:12:02PM -0500, Maureen E. Duffy said:
> > This is no big secret; I doubt it would be violating anybody's non 
> > disclosure agreements with microsoft.
> > 
> > Also, as I understand, the BSD licensing scheme fully allows for people 
> > to profit from it in this way. So Microsoft has done no wrong with 
> > respects to using open source code from BSD.
> Selling software based on Open Source software is not the same as selling
> Open Source software.

It's not?  I think I see where you're at (e.g.:  a proprietized TCP/IP
stack, or FTP client).  But selling SFU including a GNU toolchains
bundle certainly qualifies.


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