DRAFT FAQ: Free vs. Open

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Fri Jan 11 16:22:12 UTC 2008

David Dillard scripsit:

> It would be quite interesting if the OSI took the position that closed
> source was unethical while continuing to approve licenses that permitted
> open source to be used in closed source software.

Why?  The FSF takes that position, and even outlines its reasons for
doing so.  For example, there is no point in GPLing GNU libc; it would
just discourage people from using it.

May the hair on your toes never fall out!       John Cowan
        --Thorin Oakenshield (to Bilbo)         cowan at ccil.org

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