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Daniel Lo Nigro

I'm not even sure that Linux is for me anymore, reading about BSD license vs GNU

What do you mean by this? The main difference between GPL and BSD is that GPL requires derivatives to be released under the same license. Bad for people that want to take the code and use it in commercial apps, but good for users.

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Adam Crockett

I'm now a Mac user if that helps contextualize what I have said.
The origins of MacOS came from BSD due to license and commercial viability. That's all I'm saying, that and Linus is a terrible people person, smart but terrible, I don't even like using git but hey. I don't have to make sense I just feel some bad feelings towards Linux that most people just gloss over.

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Primož Ajdišek

what is so bad for him

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festinalente

He's doesn't take fools gladly and made at least two huge contributions to humanity and continues to shepherd a complicated open source community, rather than making billions and aggressively avoiding tax. Some might think his crassness outweighs that, I for one salute him.

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Primož Ajdišek

Yea im thinking same about him, and unlike some of old guard be isnt just someone we drag along

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Adam Crockett

This is not an attack, he himself has admitted that he has been a jerk to work with and has taken a break from Linux to learn empathy that is a fact. Jerk is a massive understatement as far as I have read. It is not my responsibility to ruin people to put on pedistals, Google this one if you want to know more.

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