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Re: Bug#826379: Maintaining of CodeBlocks

"Tobias Frost" <tobi@frost.de> writes:

> As far as I understood it BSD-4-clause is only free because the Regents of the
> UC dropped the advertising clause in
> ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/4bsd/README.Impt.License.Change. So IMHO the
> current case is clearly non-free...

Nope.  4-BSDL is free because was always free (= it granted all
essential freedoms).  By dropping advertising clause Regents of UC
changed the licence of software that was *exclusively owned* by UC, but
they had no power to re-licence any other work that was covered by
4-clause (or any other variant of) BSDL.

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