Re: Copyright question
"brian m. carlson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> [Please follow up to -legal only.
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 04:30:01PM +0100, Jean Parpaillon wrote:
> >I intend to package HPL benchmarks. Copyright file contains the
> >following statements:
> > 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
> > notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
> > 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
> > copyright
> > notice, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer in the
> > documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
> > 3.
> > All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this
> > software must display the following acknowledgement:
> > This product includes software developed at the University
> > of
> > Tennessee, Knoxville, Innovative Computing Laboratories.
> > 4. The name of the University, the name of the Laboratory, or
> > the
> > names of its contributors may not be used to endorse or promote
> > products derived from this software without specific written
> > permission. --------------------
> >I've read DFSG and I'm not sure if items 3 and 4 are problematic. Can
> >someone help me ? If it's not ok, may it be in contrib ?
> This is a standard BSD-with-advertising-clause
No. I see no grant of permissions (e.g. permission to redistribute,
modify, etc.), only a list of requirements.
Is text missing from the license? Please post the full text of the
copyright statement and license terms.
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