GPL, not freebsd should be rewritten based on microkernel architecture

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Mon Apr 20 02:03:47 UTC 2020

On 4/19/20 8:17 PM, John Levine wrote:
> In article <CAGBxaX=4=yx-xSo0gdsVgAoA7fUn8oRq3173covquHNw61kBJQ at> you write:
>> Thus I suspect if push came to shove in a legal fight about the legality of
>> GPL forcing third parties that just happen to use a GPL'ed project to give
>> up all claims over how their work is used would likely unconstitutional.
> I'd suggest not playing junior lawyer.  The GPL is a contract and
> there have been successful cases to enforce it.  Nobody has any
> inherent right to use GPL'ed software (or any other software not
> released into the public domain) so if you don't like the terms, don't
> use it.
> I am not crazy about the GPL and one of the things I like about
> FreeBSD is that most of it has much more reasonable licenses.

John, and others. Stop arguing with troll, it never is productive.


> R's,
> John
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Valeri Galtsev
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