Subject: UCB/USL settlement and NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Kim Andersen <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/1994 14:36:20
In news Keith Bostic writes:

>>	The settlement restricts further use and distri-
>>bution of certain files in the Second Networking Release and
>>requires that certain files in 4.4 BSD-Lite include a USL
>>copyright notice.  In addition to providing several
>>enhancements, the new 4.4 BSD-Lite Release will replace most
>>of the restricted files and incorporates all the agreed-upon
>>modifications and notices.  Thus, 4.4 BSD-Lite will not
>>require a license from nor payment of royalties to USL.  The
>>University strongly recommends that 4.4 BSD-Lite be substi-
>>tuted for Net2.

>>	Copies of the source code for 4.4 BSD-Lite may be
>>obtained from the University at nominal cost.  Source code
>>copies and further information on 4.4 BSD-Lite and the
>>restrictions on Net2 may be obtained from the Computer
>>Systems Research Group at (510) 642-7780.  Information may
>>also be obtained from USL's licensing offices at

Anyone able and willing to clarify what consequences this has for
NetBSD ?