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Re: subversion in main?

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 05:04:52PM -0600, Warren Turkal wrote:
> Subversion has some clauses in its license that seemed very questionable to 
> me. Here they are for your convenience:
> 3. The end-user documentation included with the redistribution, if
> any, must include the following acknowledgment: "This product includes
> software developed by CollabNet (http://www.Collab.Net/)."
> Alternately, this acknowledgment may appear in the software itself, if
> and wherever such third-party acknowledgments normally appear.

X-Oz all over again. It is DFSG-free and GPL-incompatible. Subversion
inherited this idiocy from apache, I think. It does not, and can not,
use any GPLed works.

> 4. The hosted project names must not be used to endorse or promote
> products derived from this software without prior written
> permission. For written permission, please contact info@collab.net.

Standard BSD clause 4. Stupid and harmless.

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