Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Scott Ellis <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1997 11:56:30
On Fri, Jun 13, 1997 at 11:28:37AM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Jun 1997 11:11:58 -0400 (EDT) 
>  Andrew Gillham <> wrote:
>  > With the advent of this clause in licenses, anyone wishing to use
>  > NetBSD for commercial purposes will be in for an interesting ride.
> ...not really.  The license specifically states that the author can
> be contacted if a party has needs that make the license a PITA.

So, a company can either list 100 contributors in their ad, or contact
every member of core, port maintainers, 'important people', etc
and hope that they catch them on a good day, and get exempted from
the license?  Give me a break.

You do a heck of a lot for NetBSD, Jason..don't you want to get
personal recognition also?  I mean, people can always contact you if
they feel the need.... ;-)

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