Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on April 13, 2002 09:47 PM
the idea of open source and open standards is that principally of kudos for those who develop them and community spirit.
to be honest I don't know or pretend to know the in's and out's of any of the GNU licences or their specific requirements, but I would expect the FSF to have at the very least a vague idea the requirements upon those that use such licensed software. (and to me it seems they are labelling a cause for concern at the moment)
and to the criticisms and support for Bradley Kuhn he just seems like another individual trying to make money (let him unless he breaks the GNU licenses he may be subject to), he doesn't have to be a 'nice guy' to succeed, but he does have to fulfil his obligations.
But personally I wouldn't use Lindows just because of the name, why go for a 'copy' that costs as much? When you can dual boot, SuSe and Windows 98se (only until I get a working DVD player for my Linux system and I learn LaTeX so I can dispense with word)