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Re: DFSG vs Pine's legal notices: where exactly is the gotcha?



On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 11:45:25AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Unfortunately, it turns out that the UWash lawyers were right about
> the way these clauses are understood by the courts; it sucks, but
> there it is.  They didn't create the distinction, they just decided to
> use it.

So the BSD license is non-free as written, and it's only the good graces
of the copyright holders that use it that keep us from getting sued?

This is a problem!

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     Human beings rarely imagine a god
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     that behaves any better than a
branden@debian.org                 |     spoiled child.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Robert Heinlein

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