[Imap-uw] Re: Re: Benchmarking imap, filesystems
frode at nordahl.net
Mon Sep 25 13:36:30 PDT 2006
On 25. sep. 2006, at 20.16, Mark Crispin wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> The current version (imap-2006a) has the Apache 2.0 license, as
>>> will Alpine; so that excuse has vanished.
> Well, yes and no.
> I think that Apache 2.0 is more restrictive than free-fork. I
> don't fully understand Apache 2.0 myself.
> Of course, GPL 2 is *much* more restrictive than either free-fork
> or Apache, and the proposed GPL 3 is worth. It's sad that people
> are so willing give up rights in order to be politically correct.
> But, if the change of license eliminates the FUD and confusion, I
> guess that it was a good thing.
> *Sigh*. *Deep* sigh.
This is why I have come to love the BSD license. Clear and simple.
Some of the commercial entities that make profit on BSD licensed
software contributes something back anyway, even if they are not
forced to do this.
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