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Re: Help with SPIN License

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 10:21:08PM -0600, mcguire@cs.utexas.edu wrote:
> [I'm not subscribed to debian-legal; please cc: me with any replies.]
> I'm considering packaging the Spin model checker[1], but I have
> apparently lost the brain cells that might have let me understand the
> license agreement.  Do you all have any thoughts about it?

Good fucking GRIEF. This is the worst license I have seen in a long
time. I'm not surprised you can't comprehend it. It's not even proper
English - it's got the spaces in the wrong fucking places.

The opening paragraph is inexplicably in all capitals and seems to
think it is a web page. I gave up after working through the first
clause of actual license, rather than definitions.

Please just ask upstream for a license that isn't completely
retarded. I can't bear to read this thing any longer; I feel a deep
burning need to slay the author. Actually analysing it could take

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