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FUSE for macOS: Why a popular open source library became closed source and commercially licensed

Graham Dawson Silver badge

Re: @AC - I understand where the dev is coming from but ....

Not at all. Huge chunks of GPL code are lifted vertabim from sources licensed under BSD and other agreements. This is true enough today but was especially true in the early days of the FSF when a lot of GNU projects were essentially BSD code with a few minor additions and the entirety plastered with the much more restrictive GPL.

And? That's the entire point of the BSD license.

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