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

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

> 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!

Heh.  We in fact now request of anything that the freedom to
distribute modified versions is specified.

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