Re: UPS and GPL

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Thu Dec 07 2000 - 03:28:29 GMT

On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 09:25:52PM -0500, Eric Ding wrote:
> >>>>> Andi Kleen <> writes:
> >> I do not think UPS is "Free Software" at the moment. Which is a pity :-(
> > I agree that it is a pity. It would be nice if the UPS copyright holders
> > could consider to change the license to one of the known free software 
> > licenses, just to remove any doubts about its use.
> Just my two cents: while I have appreciated and benefited much from free
> software, I'm a little unsettled by this thread.  If Mark Russell wants
> to keep the current licensing the way it is, isn't that his prerogative?
> Most of us have continued to use UPS freely and productively.  If you do
> want to see UPS moved toward a BSD or GNU or other "open source" license,
> simply ask politely -- but please don't insist!

That is what I was trying to express -- a nice request. 
I'm sorry if my command of English as a non native speaker was not enough
to express that properly and if something else was implied. 

Anyways, I see nothing in what I wrote that would "insist" on any change. 


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