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Re: Free Pine?

On Wed, Sep 20, 2000 at 07:00:50PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > Their "logic" here is that when "this software" is copied, or
> > distributed, it remains "this software" but that when it's modified,
> > it is no longer "this software".

On Wed, Sep 20, 2000 at 11:45:04PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> Okay, fine. They hold copyright on "this software". They don't hold
> copyright on something that isn't "this software". Modified versions
> are public domain.

Not what they're saying -- they say they hold the copyright on the
modified versions, but they haven't issued a license for them.

> Let's just yank the package. UWash is obviously more interested in
> having French Deconstructionists interpret their licenses for them
> than software development.

That's probably as good an option as any.  Maybe better.


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