Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1997 11:54:30
On Fri, 13 Jun 1997 14:50:28 -0400 (EDT) 
 Andrew Gillham <> wrote:

 > So what is the point of the license?  Give everyone except ....BSD
 > an exception?  IMHO it shouldn't be necessary to get a raffle
 > of exceptions inorder to print an advertisement.  But... certainly
 > the author is entitled to license it however they want to.  I'm
 > simply questioning whether it is really inline with "encouraging
 > commercial use", or "discouraging commercial use."

If a company is printing an ad, they should already be taking a look
at what license terms that they have to comply with.  I really don't
see this as an undue burden.

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