__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Tuesday 01 August 2006 15:13 \__
> begin oe_protect.scr
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> MEPIS grundgingly complies with the GPL
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| MEPIS LLC, the popular Ubuntu-based Linux distributor, has finally
>>| released its distribution source code under the GPL. Warren Woodford, the
>>| Morgantown, WV-based company's CEO, is not one bit pleased with being
>>| forced to do so.
> I think they were acting in good faith, but it's good that they've 100%
> complied with the requirement.
This shows that the iron fist of the FSF actually works. Those who wish to
deviate will be shunned from the community or comply. It keeps ethics in
tact and gives you, as a developer, reassurance that your Open Source code
is not closed and extended in secrecy, potentially to be capitalised on.
GNU/Linux is beautiful. < http://youtube.com/watch?v=lawkc3jH3ws >
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