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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?

BSD licenses pretty much allows that. It's not GPL; this is the main
reason why Microsoft is attacking GPL right now, and not BSDish licenses,
because they can port BSD'ed software to Windows and sell it for $$$ under
a proprietary license. Not with GPL...

wouter dot verhelst at advalvas dot be

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