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Re: Doubts regarding the GPLv(2,3) compatibility of libpcap

>>  * 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
>>  *    must display the following acknowledgement:
>>  *      This product includes software developed by Yen Yen Lim and
>>         North Dakota State University
>>  * 4. The name of the author may not be used to endorse or promote products
>>  *    derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
> I think the FSF juge that this license is not compatible. Personally I 
> have difficulties to understand why does it not fall with the points b 
> and c (par 7) of GPLv3

The so-called "obnoxious advertising clause" is 3, not 4.
You are right clause 4 is perfectly fine.


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