Libranet - Free Trial

Tom Buskey tom at buskey.name
Wed Apr 7 10:32:01 EDT 2004


> Does Libranet contain proprietary software?  It sounds like it is just
> Debian with a particular mix of their development branches.  If so, the
> software is all GPL- or OSS-licenced, and can be copied freely.

Not necessarily.  OpenBSD can be copied freely but the CD layout is
copyrighted by Theo to encourage people to buy the CDs and support the
OpenBSD project.  It's easy enough to burn your own by downloading
everything though.

> Which
> isn't to say you shouldn't pay for it if you like it, but my point is
> that there need not be a 'circulation list" per se, if
> someone can make copies.

I agree.






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