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Re: libkrb53 - odd license term

MJ Ray <mjr@dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> On 2004-06-03 00:20:48 +0100 Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com> 
> wrote:
> > 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.

Walter Landry

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