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Whats so difficult about ISSU

On (2012-11-11 08:50 +0900), Randy Bush wrote:

> linux has become a fad in the vendor community.  it seems to lend
> legitimacy to their products in some way, witness this discussion.
> but linux has the gpl poison.  so, any code that they wish to keep
> proprietary is in userland.

I've sometimes wondered why Linux is so common, and not FreeBSD. Is it
easier to hire people if you use Linux? Or is GPL not really problematic
issue, as you can hide your intellectual property in binary kernel modules?