[svlug] Business models (was Re: RANT: Ubuntu is Evil)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Jan 23 12:10:41 PST 2010


Quoting Karen Shaeffer (shaeffer at neuralscape.com):

> Agreed. I think Apple is a wonderful example of BSD being perfect for
> their business model.

And yet, the only portion of OS X where the licensing is particularly
relevant to their business model, the xnu kernel, is _not_ BSD-licensed,
but rather APSL-licensed.

In fact, most of the Apple-originated code in OSX is under APSL, which
is a copyleft licence.





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