ISC considering a change to the BIND open source license

Evan Hunt each at
Tue Jun 14 20:16:43 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 08:06:55PM +0000, Evan Hunt wrote:
> On a personal level, I actually agree with you, and I find the idea of
> relicensing somewhat regrettable.  It's not that I'm against the GPL, I
> think software creators should be able to share their work on whatever
> terms they like, but *personally* I like giving my stuff away with as few
> encumbrances as possible.  It's disappointing to me to add any burden to
> it at all.  I do like eating, though, and I won't be able to fix as many
> bugs if I have to stop doing that. :/

(In case it wasn't absolutely clear, I don't speak for ISC; the above
is purely me.)

Evan Hunt -- each at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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