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Re: the modified BSD license is no more

On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 04:25:35PM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > Whatever :) Even the Regents of the University of California have switched
> > to the better version of the license, which only strenghtens the position of
> > encouraging people to not use the advertising clause. The old version is
> > history and it should stay there.
> The old version is definitely *not* history, it is still used by many
> packages (the Regents' decision only affects stuff they hold copyright
> on).  I agree that it should not be recommended for new programs, but this
> is not something that has changed, and the old version still is DFSG free.

But I was not changing the DFSG and its list of free licenses, just a page
on www.debian.org explaining the licenses, presumably to someone who doesn't
know. I don't see the need to explain an old license which shouldn't be used
in any new programs.

Digital Electronic Being Intended for Assassination and Nullification

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