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

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Jan 23 12:36:44 PST 2010


Before some literal-minded person jumps on this:

> 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.

I meant the only portion from among the components that are open source.
Obviously, e.g., the fact that the "Quartz" Display-PDF rendering engine
is kept proprietary is relevant to Apple, Inc.'s business model.





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