And in my case I got something different...
Posted Nov 9, 2010 0:24 UTC (Tue) by khim
In reply to: Citation needed!
Parent article: FSFLA: Linux kernel is "open core"
If you want some verification for the proper use of 'open core', just google it. The first result I got there is good enough:
Interesting. I've tried to reproduce the experiment and got entirely different page. Which clearly says "the important thing to note is that in the dual license strategy a single code base is available under an open source or closed license, while with open core the closed source licensed code is a superset of the open source code".
Looks like as with "open source" we have different definitions which are not always agree on details. But as for Linux - the difference is not so big: there are already some drivers which can only be used if you buy the Windows driver and pull the firmware blob from it (think winmodems), so Linux will satisfy even these requirements.
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