dentinger at regnitned.net
Tue Jan 1 07:42:18 PST 2019
I think the FSF installs Trisquel Linux on their work laptops:
I still run Debian, but am increasingly tempted to give a serious shot
to a systemd-free OS like Devuan.
On 19-01-01 08:01:40, Brian O'Keefe wrote:
> Since GNU HERD OS development pretty much stopped (I did install it a few
> years back and it was marginally usable) then there is really no Stallman
> approved FOSS OS, is there?
> On 12/31/18 3:38 PM, Anthony J. Bentley wrote:
> > > On 12/31/18 2:31 PM, Jonathan Haack wrote:
> > > > Also ... imho, the BSD license is not FOSS. Its OS (open source) - and
> > > > I think post-TIVOization, that open source and free software mean
> > > > different things now. Sorry if I trigger anyone ... just my opinion.
> > That opinion isn't shared by the FSF, who consider permissive licenses
> > to be "free" by their own definition.
> > https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.en.html
> > Of course, FSF does claim that "free" and "open source" are different.
> > But they don't claim that permissive licenses, as a type, are not free.
> > By your definition, Linux would not be FOSS, since the kernel is
> > licensed under the GPL version 2, and subject to Tivoization. The FSF
> > came up with the term "Tivoization" in response to the kernel's license.
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