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Re: AT&T source code agreement

On Wed, Mar 22, 2000 at 01:35:06PM -0500, Stephen C. North wrote:
> I appreciate the suggestions.
> 0) Please can you point out the AT&T source code released under a
> Debian-compliant license.  This might eliminate the need for any more
> discussion.
> (If it refers to Doug Blewett's contributions to the X11 widget sets? I'm
> not that
> confident I can stretch the precedent to fit our case.)

Does this count? (The copyright file from /usr/doc/sml-nj)

It was created from files at



Copyright (c) 1989-1998 by Lucent Technologies

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both the copyright notice and this permission notice and warranty
disclaimer appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of
Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs or any Lucent entity not be used in
advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software
without specific, written prior permission.

Lucent disclaims all warranties with regard to this software,
including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no
event shall Lucent be liable for any special, indirect or
consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of
use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or
other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use
or performance of this software.

I believe Lucent Technologies was part of AT&T when SML/NJ was first
released under this license.

David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
Only a nerd would worry about wrong parentheses with
square brackets. But that's what mathematicians are.
   -- Dr. Burchard, math professor at OSU

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