Re: What is "free software"?

From: Marcus G. Daniels <>
Date: 02 Jun 1997 23:10:26 -0700

>>>>> "ESR" == Eric S Raymond <> writes:

ESR> The problem is that if "free software" includes a right to
ESR> redistribute modified copies, the optimal strategy is hijacking
ESR> and parasitism, not being original and productive. And the
ESR> culture doesn't want that.

Do you have evidence that ncurses development was lacking originality
or that productivity was low?
Received on Tue Jun 03 1997 - 02:20:39 EDT

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