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Re: [Camm Maguire <camm@enhanced.com>] maxima

On Thu, 4 May 2000, Raul Miller wrote:

> >   Copyright YYYY N.N. This software is covered by the GNU
> >   General Public Licence [blah blah] with the added condition
> >   that the following notice (which is not itself part of the
> >   license conditions) must be attached to any copy of the
> >   software:

> > which ought to make everyone happy.

> Not me.

> If it's copyrighted under the GPL, then that's the copyright.

Would you be happier if the author was forced to write up his own
license from scratch instead? Why? It would probably result in a
badly-thought-out mess.

Henning Makholm

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