FreeBSD's problems as seen by the community

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Jan 11 01:18:15 PST 2008

In message <47873174.4040802 at>, "Aryeh M. Friedman" writes:

>> Ny scheme that depends on us changing the license is a non-starter
>> for both practical (we'd need to get everybodys acceptance of that,
>>  and piss of a large number of users who have cleared the BSD
>> license with their laywers) and ideological (we don't want to
>> create uncertainty about the well known and deeply established BSD
>> license).
>The revision I am suggesting [...]

It does not matter.  The BSD license will not be changed for the
reasons I stated.

It ain't gonna happen.

All you're doing now is hurting your case by annoyingly keeping barking
up the wrong tree.

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