Xorg license policy

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 10:37:05 PDT 2008

2008/8/29 Jeremy C. Reed <reed at reedmedia.net>:
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, David Gerard wrote:

>> The main thing helping Xorg is not the license. It's that it has an
>> active developer community. The license is pretty much secondary to
>> that. FreeBSD and OpenBSD are hardly in danger of dying because of
>> their wide-open license - they have active developer communities.
>> (NetBSD I read the reports of that it was less so, but that's not
>> because of the license.)

> Actually NetBSD continues to gain more active developers than it loses.
> (This includes several developers from companies that use NetBSD in their
> commercial products.)

I am pleased to be corrected :-) So please amend my sentence to say
"FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD" :-)

- d.

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