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Re: Re: Please pass judgement on X-Oz licence: free or nay?

On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 08:09:27PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> >So, what happened is that we have autoconfig code available to us under
> >the XFree86 1.0 (3-clause BSD) licence, which is DFSG-free; this is the
> >same code that's currently in the X.Org tree, which appeared to form 
> >the core of Nathaniel's concerns.
> That's Nathan*a*el.  :-)
> Looks good.  I was, like Branden, confused by the silent relicensing by 
> David Dawes in the XFree86 repo in September 2003.  :-(


> The *other* thing I was concerned about are the code by David Dawes & 
> friends which he committed in the period when he claims that new code 
> was licensed under the 1.1 license despite not changing the license 
> notice in the specific files.  That stuff is nearly all trivial, 
> however.  I made a list of some sort of some of that at some point, I 
> seem to remember.

Do you think you could update that list in light of what we know now about
the original licensing of the X autoconfig code?

G. Branden Robinson                |    If you make people think they're
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    thinking, they'll love you; but if
branden@debian.org                 |    you really make them think, they'll
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    hate you.            -- Don Marquis

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