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Re: [SLE] Yast and the next version of SuSE
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 07:54:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <200203110654.g2B6sRG24328@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 01 January 1970 01.00, Purple Shirt wrote:
Sure. Just because Microsoft gives a selected group of software developers
the source code to Windows does that make Windows open-source? Simply being
able to read the source doesn't make it open-source in the sense of the
GPL.

MS allows a select few to look at their source

SuSE allows people to look at it, rewrite it, dance with it, marry it,
*anything except selling it*

Do you *really* feel right about comparing the two?

//Anders

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