On Mon, 2007-12-31 at 14:15 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote: > It's no delusion that better things could exist if the GPL did not > prohibit them, perhaps even things that would compete successfully > with The Monopoly. You are free to use some other *ix-like OS that isn't covered by the GPL, and is *free* to do what you like with it. But you'll find that you've moved away from an OS with a large supportive following, and away from one with a large supported hardware base. There's a message in that. -- [[email protected] ~]$ uname -ipr 18.104.22.168-10.fc7 i686 i386 Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5. Today, it's FC7. Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.