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Re: How to free US governmental code

James Cloos <cloos@jhcloos.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "OS" == Ole Streicher <olebole@debian.org> writes:
> OS> In one of the packages I am currently working on (idlastro [1]), some
> OS> files have the following license [2]:
> OS> | Copyright 1992, The Regents of the University of California. ...
> Since the copyright is The Regents of the University of California, one
> wonders whether the their relicensing statement, where they dropped the
> 4th clause retoactively, covers this, too.
> I can't find the instance of that statement which I saved, nor via goog,
> so I cannot be sure whether it limited the relicensing to software which
> was released under the original BSD license, or coverred all software
> copyrighted by the Regents.

I found something here


I do not think it applies in this case.

Walter Landry

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