question before attempting an update on AFL

Thorsten Glaser tg at
Thu Oct 30 00:58:55 UTC 2008

Bruce Perens dixit:

> OK. So, what if Linux came with this requirement, and the shell, and the C
> library, and a spreadsheet, etc., so that there were a tremendous number of
> citations required? This would create a hardship.

Thanks for making my point that this IS actually the BSD advertising
clause in disguise. These are exactly the reasons why it’s discouraged
to use, and remember it _is_ OSD-conformant.

[...] if maybe ext3fs wasn't a better pick, or jfs, or maybe reiserfs, oh but
what about xfs, and if only i had waited until reiser4 was ready... in the be-
ginning, there was ffs, and in the middle, there was ffs, and at the end, there
was still ffs, and the sys admins knew it was good. :)  -- Ted Unangst über *fs

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