The goal would be to finally create a real competition to MS Windows. Since it can be anything, open source, closed source, do whatever on earth you want, the competition would be great. You would get the best of both worlds, open and closed source. A company can decide to invest billions creating its BSD - Linux variation and be free to sell it, the open source guys could add onto it all they want. But most of all since it would be starting from scratch it could derive the best architecture and features from both BSD and Linux, be completely new and include all the most advanced teachings of OS design from the last 20 years. So start coding, create the open source community, companies take it, close it up if you want and sell it, just keep the BSD LIKE LICENSING where you are free like in FREE BEER to do whatever you want!