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Re: A possible GFDL compromise



On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:57:01PM +0900, Fedor Zuev wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Aug 2003, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> 
> >Would you consider a hypothetical program license to be free if it
> >allowed 'off-topic' text which must be present unmodified in source
> >and object code of all derived versions, and must be displayed
> >(perhaps through a command-line option) by every derived program?
> >Maybe you would, in which case you're consistent.  I wouldn't.
> 
> 	This is the exactly what old BSD license do.

No it isn't. The 4-clause BSD license requires you to add text to any
advertising materials you may produce. Nothing to do with the content
of the program.

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