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ZDNET UK: BeOS to take the Linux road?

“If it works for Linux, it should work for us.”

“That’s the thinking behind operating system developer Be’s move
on Tuesday to make its flagship BeOS freely downloadable to
consumers — a move that also puts it in competition with its
open-source role model, Linux….”

(Whether to GPL the software or not) is a question that
many have asked. We plan to answer it in due course,” said
Gassée, who added that he didn’t want to do anything
“half-baked.

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