For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sat Aug 18 06:48:27 UTC 2007

Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Chris Travers (chris at
>> Why should we hold Microsoft's position against the GPL against it, when 
>> we do not hold attacks by RMS against the BSD licenses against them when 
>> approving the GPL v3?
> Please cite instances of "attacks by RMS against the BSD licenses".  One
> URL at which same can be read would suffice.
> The only critique by Richard against a BSD licence

Of course, he has lightly criticized non-copyleft licenses in general
(  But I don't think
this could remotely be considered an *attack*.

Matt Flaschen

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