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Re: Fwd: Re: License of OPP and smith#

On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 02:06:34PM -0600, vlm@core.com wrote:
> If I place the email below in a text file and include it with the
> package, would that meet the DFSG?
> My past packages have included source code "GPL" comments, so I'm
> unsure how this kind of situation should be documented.
> Obviously one extreme solution is to demand he PGP sign a statement
> and have him edit all his source code to BSD license it, but I don't
> want to annoy him.

Just including an email has been done before. I'd like to see the text
of license (the original BSD release was under one license (4 clause),
after many years they changed it to a second (3 clause), and I
understand some in the BSD projects use a third (2 clause), all by the
name of the BSD license).  The source code's not a big deal, and a PGP
signature is sort of pointless; I suspect more legal danger from it
possibly not being his code than him possibly not being the person who
posted it. 

David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
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one softly calls my name . . . the daemon scares me less."
- "Disciple", Stuart Davis

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