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Glibc finally free software

http://www.h-online.com

Code from 1985 under an old Sun licence and included in glibc has been re-licensed by Oracle America under a BSD licence

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GNU/Linux - finally it's Free software

http://blogs.computerworlduk.com

Some ancient source code given away freely by Sun in 1984 turned out to have a non-Free-software licence all these years, upsetting the licensing purity of glibc and everything built with it.

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GNU C Library 2.12 released

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The GNU C Library, commonly known as glibc, is the C standard library released by the GNU Project. Originally written by the Free Software Foundation for the GNU operating system, the library's development has been overseen by a committee since 2001, with Ulrich Drepper from Red Hat as the lead contributor and maintainer.

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