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Re: pine license



On Wed, 11 May 2005 03:33:41 -0400 Glenn Maynard wrote:

> I fully agree that we should cooperate with what copyright holders
> want, in general.  What I remember, however, was that Pine was under a
> clearly Free license, and UW played word lawyer ("modify and
> distribute", was it?)

Yes, see for instance:  http://www.asty.org/articles/20010702pine.html

> to minimize its freeness well after it was
> released and in wide use. I'm just saying that we should treat anyone
> with such a history with extreme scrutiny and skepticism, giving them
> no benefit of the doubt; they've lost that privilege.

Agreed.

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