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UnitedLinux controversy

"Derek D. Martin" <ddm at> writes:

> It appears to me, rather than as you suggest, that there
> will be no "naughty bits" which are part of UnitedLinux.
> They will be distributing all of the source code for
> UnitedLinux -- they simply will be charging for binaries of
> the software which comprises UnitedLinux, which they are
> perfectly entitled to do under the terms of the GPL.  In

I could easily be reading too much into it. What I described is
what I see as one of the most likely ways the open-source/free-software
movement could go astray, if we're not vigilant.

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