Think outside of the box (Gawd, I hate that term)

Damien Miller djm at
Sun Aug 10 01:57:46 PDT 2003

Matt Heath wrote:
> don't worry, we're working on it
> Theo occasionally pops by to comp.os.plan9 (last time to "discuss" licences)
> (he coverts the plan9 compilers)
> plan9 is an OS research platform
> some of it's tools have been kind of back-ported to the unix likes
> (wily, 9wm)
> I use plan9 as my development platform as it is a delight to use.
> Don't expect eye candy, it is an OS to get work done.

Just don't try to use it in a commercial product unless you have a
commercial license or a small army of laywers to help you through the
license morass.

Compare the Plan9 license[1] with the OpenBSD license policy[2] and
recommended license[3] sometime.



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