LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org (/questions/)
-   Syndicated Linux News (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/syndicated-linux-news-67/)
-   -   LXer: Open Source coders caught stealing Open Source code (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/syndicated-linux-news-67/lxer-open-source-coders-caught-stealing-open-source-code-543751/)

LXer 04-06-2007 04:31 AM

LXer: Open Source coders caught stealing Open Source code
 
Published at LXer:

Developers of OpenBSD took code from their brethren at Linux, violating the code's licence, the GPL. To the horror of the Linux folk, the OpenBSD license allows proprietary use. [The Inquirer's link to the mailing list shows only half the discussion. Gmane has the full discussion -- Sander]

Read More...

Hangdog42 04-06-2007 08:08 AM

The OpenBSD developers may very well have made a mistake. They need to quit bitching about the bcm43xx being "mean" and either accept the GPL for this driver, or re-write it. If they have copied GPL code and don't release it under the GPL, they are clearly in the wrong and need to fix it. Now.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:06 PM.