Re: libkrb53 - odd license term
MJ Ray <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2004-06-03 00:20:48 +0100 Nathanael Nerode <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Perhaps it simply means that they retain copyright in their portions,
> > not
> > that they're stealing your derivative works. That would require a
> > statement from the copyright holder before I'd belive it, though.
> As you note, the "stealing your work" view requires some word-bending
> and would probably be invalid, so do we really *need* clarification?
> Then again, someone may want to contact them about the aggressive tone
> in general anyway.
If they really meant to "steal" the work, then the whole license may
be invalid. In which case, Debian has no permission to distribute at
all. So I think a clarification is definitely in order.