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Re: cssc license

On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 09:08:25PM +0100, Michael Weber wrote:
> But, what's more important, I remember some license issues.
> Eventually, the infamous "Ad clause" is in the man page (and also in
> the "bsd" dir of the source distribution) :(  I always wanted to
> contact upstream about this, but, well, since I forgot the package...
> [606]$ man sccs|grep -A5 "advertising"
>      3.   All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this
>           software must display the following acknowledgement:
>           This product includes software developed by the University of
>           California, Berkeley and its contributors.
> Could be a problem, couldn't it?

Well, IANAL, but it may just be the "obnoxious BSD advertising
clause", why has cause its (nearly) own exception paragraph in the

Legal people, do you confirm ?

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