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Re: BCFG Public License

Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, MJ Ray said:
> > John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> asked:
> > > The BCFG public license (below) seems pretty much like a standard BSD
> > > + advertising clause license.  I can't quite seem to remember what the
> > > current policy on that sort of license is. 
> > 
> > Accepted but unpopular.
> This is untrue..  The DFSG endorses it without reservation.

It is true that the DFSG endorses it without reservation.  The DFSG
was written in 1997 and specifically mentions the BSD license, while
the advertising clause was not removed until 1999.

However, it is still unpopular for many good reasons.

Walter Landry

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