Open source quiry
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Tue Feb 26 05:33:36 UTC 2008
On 2008-02-26 11:33, Daniel Jennings <djennings84 at bigpond.com> wrote:
> Recently I was told that 2wire dsl gateways http://www.2wire.com use a
> variant of rt FreeBSD.
The FreeBSD license allows reuse of the source code. In fact, this is
one of the stated goals of the project. `To provide a modern UNIX
system, with no strings attached.'
> If this is true are they required to make the source code available to
> the public? And if so how does one go about getting the GPL source
Not necessarily. Depending on how meticulous they have been in their
efforts to properly compartmentalize their own stuff, the BSD license
allows commercial reuse of the source code.
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