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Re: [Q]: GNU inetutils and debian inetutils not in sync??

On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> Previously Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > Of course the package is GPL'ed (just like sysklogd is GPL'ed, although it
> > is forked from the BSD code), but that is not the motivation.

> How can it be GPL'ed if it is modified BSD licensed code? Or has
> every line been rewritten?

The new-style BSD license is GPL compatible, where 'GPL compatible' means
someone can take code released under this license, modify it, and re-release
it under the GPL.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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