Jeremy makes a persuasive argument for LGPL

Sean Farley sean at
Tue Feb 19 09:28:13 CST 2002

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:17, Roland wrote:

> At 09:07 PM 2/18/02 -0500, Anthony Taylor wrote:


> >Take, for instance, Microsoft's attempted hijacking of the Kerberos
> >protocol.  MS almost took an accepted standard, and almost perverted it
> Well, I think we are still better off as when M$ would have created their
> own protcol from scratch. They certainly have the money to do that. The way
> it is now, we just have to implement the extensions to be able to use
> M$-Kerberos. I don't see where the BSD license has brought any kind of
> disadvantage here.

Actually, the open-sourced implementation changed their specification
and forced Microsoft into explaining what they changed, but my memory
about it is not the greatest.

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