Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Scott Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <email@example.com> 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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