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Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:09:56 -0000
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Ralph writes:
> The Open Group which does the official UNIX certification would beg to
> differ:

Purchasing a certificate granting the right to label one's product UNIX
does not make it a BSD.

> The market reality... irrelevant to many of us.

> that many programmers work on projects that are, at least in
> part, closed source.  Open source licenses other than the GPL allow
> these programmers to use and contribute to open source projects.

The Berkeley license as well as _some_ other Open Source licenses permit
them to keep some of their changes secret.  This is the very reason some
programmers use the GPL.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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