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Re: Could you guys check this license for me?



On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:54:35AM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Brian Russo <brusso@phys.hawaii.edu>
> 
> > it looks basically like an mit/bsd license.
> 
> Which means it's perfectly free.
> 
> I wonder, though, what happens if we take the advertising clause
> at face value:
> 
> > >  3. Neither the name of Intel Corporation nor the names of its
> > >     contributors may be used to endorse or promote products
> > >     derived from this software without specific prior written
> > >     permission.
> 
> Does this mean that we can't say publicly that Debian is available
> in a version that runs on Intel-based computers?

I don't think it stops us from making factual claims about Debian.  It
just means that we can't say "Debian: Supported by Industry-leading
code from Intel".  
           
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