Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: Phil Knaack <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/12/1997 13:56:54
> However, I can't see how this copyright helps NetBSD.  This
> copyright is very good for Chris's benefit, yes.  But does that
> personal gain for Chris come at the Project's expense?

It helps the project because it makes Chris continue to be willing to
contribute software.   Chris contributing software is a good thing.
People making Chris unhappy about contributing software is a bad

> I have not written as much code (or as important!), but of the code
> that I do write -- I have nothing against people using my code, and
> I want it to be easy for them to use.  I don't want to make them
> "jump through hoops" to use it.

Nobody wants this.   It's too bad a few bad actors have made it