[ILUG-BOM] Opensource for a Small Manufacturing unit

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Tue Jan 16 07:22:52 IST 2007

On 15-Jan-07, at 8:25 PM, Aseem Rane wrote:

> BSD license puts lesser restrictions on what you can do with the  
> software.
> I wanted to say that even though GPL puts more restrictions, it is  
> better.

it is? Depends on the context and the reason why the software is  
being released. I would release some things under GPL, other things  
under a BSD style license and still other things under public domain
> Exactly. So my point is even though GPL puts more restrictions, these
> restrictions are for good and ensures better freedom for end users.

I have always been told vegetables are good for me - but I dont like  
them. On the other hand there are people who only eat vegetables and  
even claim to enjoy them.

> So we are on the same side here, aren't we?

we *do* have a common enemy


Kenneth Gonsalves
Associate, NRC-FOSS
lawgon at au-kbc.org

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