|| On Wed, 27 Nov 2002 12:00:51 +0530
|| Mahesh T Pai <paivakil(a)vsnl.net> wrote:
mtp> energon wrote:
> Anybody care to relate GPL software with the
science of Ayurveda ?
> (since Ayurveda is non-proprietory, and doesn't have any side effects
> ;) errm...strings attached :)
mtp> Well, we are on topic actually. Both have much in common. Ayurveda,
mtp> like s/w, is knowledge based. Ayurveda, unlike some s/w licensing
mtp> schemes, keeps the knowledge public. Here, it is like the GNU GPL.
I would say it is more like the BSD license. Anyone can make propreitary
solutions out of it.
Actually, we cannot liken it to any particular licensing scheme
because there is no copyright!
The status of Ayurvedic knowledge can best be described as `in the