On Tue, 04 Sep 2007 10:26:42 -0500, Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Sep 2007 17:18:22 +0100, Kier wrote:
>>> Always remember that Microsoft *loves* BSD, which is easy for it to abuse or
>>> misuse, just like Apple.
>> If a licence says anyone can use the software, for any purpose, then
>> that's what anyone can do if they wish, and that includes MS and Apple.
> I love the double standard so many GPL advocates have on this. They accuse
> Microsoft of "abusing" BSDL'd code, but when GPL coders use BSDL code and
> do not re-release their changes under BSDL, they talk about how "the
> license allows it, and they're doing nothing wrong".
Some might. And they're wrong to do so if they attack MS for doing the
same thing. But who's to say they're a significant number in comparison to
the number of advocates overall?