[TUHS] the guy who brought up SVr4 on Sun machines

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Fri Jan 6 13:07:52 AEST 2017


On Thu, 5 Jan 2017, Larry McVoy wrote:

> That makes sense to me, the GPL was hated inside of Sun, it was 
> considered a virus.  The idea that you used a tiny bit of GPLed code and 
> then everything else is GPLed was viewed as highway robbery.

"GPL: Free like VD"

Personally, I'm fine with LGPL 2.1, but I rather quickly soured on the GPL 
proper, and what little code I've done recently has been under a modified 
BSD licence (UIUC licence).

-uso.


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