For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Aug 21 19:53:39 UTC 2007

Donovan Hawkins wrote:
> It's unfortunate enough that "free" now means "free to do what the the
> GPL says you can do".

I don't think FSF ever claimed this.  They've always said BSD (and many
other licenses) is also free, but GPL is copyleft to ensure the code
stays free.

Matt Flaschen

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