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Re: kissfft

On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 10:56:14AM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> The text of this license is nearly identical to that in
> /usr/share/common-licenses/BSD, modulo the different copyright holder
> and the corresponding changes in the third clause and warranty
> disclaimer.  Oddly, it seems that "name of the University" was replaced
> with "author" rathther than "name of the author"; I don't think that
> affects the DFSG-Freeness of the license.  Other than the minor
> differences in wording, this looks like a standard 3-clause BSD license,
> which is DFSG-Free.

The need to change that clause to use the license is one reason I prefer
the X11/MIT license; it can be used with only changes to the copyright
notice, so there are fewer trivial variations to scrutinize.

Glenn Maynard

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