Posted Mar 19, 2007 22:58 UTC (Mon) by csigler
In reply to: GNU/Busybox ?!?
Parent article: The road to freedom in the embedded world
> Linux was released in September 1991 (initially proprietary...)
It's a little late now, but I wanted to post a clarification of this point. Linus' original license was very stringent, but not what's normally thought of as proprietary. See his comments
in this article. It was originally "freer than free," or more stringently "free" (as in beer) than GPL. It was not closed source, of course.
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