[linux] Re: RedHat and The Future of Linux...

Evan Martin martine at danga.com
Tue Sep 23 19:03:31 PDT 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 17:54, David Talkington wrote:


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> Evan Martin said on Tue, 23 Sep 2003:


> > > In any case, I for one am starting to think BSD is looking pretty good

> > > (if only I can get the darn thing to work with any of my video cards on

> > > any of my systems). I always liked the idea of the BSD license anyhow.

> >

> > This is an entirely separate issue, but yeah, I don't really understand

> > why anybody would choose Linux over BSD when they're using a Linux

> > distro with distribution/policy similar to BSD (like: why Gentoo portage

> > when you have BSD ports? If anyone could answer that, I really would

> > appreciate it because I honestly don't know why).


> Evan - when you say "distribution/policy", are you referring to the

> distribution process, or to the license, as was the OP?

Oh, yeah, sorry... I responded to your comment but went completely
elsewhere for some reason. :\

I was talking about the process. The licenses are definitely different,
and I'm still not sure about how I feel about that.

Evan Martin
martine at danga.com

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