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Re: Toba license: free/GPL compatible?

On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 12:24:46PM -0500, Sam TH wrote:
> This certainly looks both DFSG-free and GPL-compatible.  The use of
> the word 'and' rather than 'or' seems to take care of the Pine problem  

Quoting from the Pine FAQ (http://www.washington.edu/pine/faq/legal.html#10.2):

  In particular, the earliest Pine licenses included the words: "Permission to 
  use, copy, modify, and distribute this software... is hereby granted," but 
  some people tried to pervert the meaning of that sentence to define "this 
  software" to include derivative works of "this software".

So, apparently the Pine license also used the word "and."  Hmmph.


-- Fred

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