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Date:      Fri, 9 Jan 2009 15:33:58 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Sun sucks
Message-ID:  <20090109153358.38b18bd7@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <4966CF99.4030400@ibctech.ca>
References:  <036001c971dd$e025e220$a071a660$@com> <20090109034737.5039be14@gumby.homeunix.com> <4966CF99.4030400@ibctech.ca>

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On Thu, 08 Jan 2009 23:16:25 -0500
Steve Bertrand <steve@ibctech.ca> wrote:

> RW wrote:

> > Just create a new account for some made-up name, don't specify any
> > company, download your file, and then (if you really care) go
> > through the hoops afterwards.
> 
> Improper subject, wrong attitude.
> 
> If one wishes to use a license from another product that is outside of
> the BSD license scope, then follow it properly.
> 
> FreeBSD ( && personnel) does a magnificent job of keeping
> outside-licensed code and objects separate from itself, and I'd rather
> jump through burning hoops of flame to 'add on' to the system to mend
> it to my needs, as opposed to  having the system, and possibly its
> users, face legal ramifications later...

 
That would be an excellent point if I claimed to speak for the FreeBSD
project - I don't, so it isn't. OSS projects aren't liable for the
actions and opinions of their end-users.





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