[linux-audio-dev] New form of GPL licence that protects Linux from proprietary world [was: New powermacs?]t

Tim Hockin thockin at hockin.org
Sat Jun 21 21:11:00 UTC 2003

> In the end, we will not reap what we have sown. Users on the OS X will
> be theoretically able to run Ardour as much as we will, especially now
> that jackd has been ported to OS X. To me, this does not seem right.

I guess I don't see it as a problem.  Forcing people to use this or that
software is exactly what GPL is AGAINST.  Use whatever works for you.

> Perhaps we should make a mended version of GPL that would have exact
> permissions like the original GPL license, but in addition would ask
> that the software cannot be run on top of proprietary OS. This way, we
> can make our software indigenous only to free/oss OS's and hence create

I guesss feel free to do it with your own software - I don't know that such
a proviso is in my best interests..

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