Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/13/1997 15:45:51
On Fri, 13 Jun 1997 15:28:02 -0700
David Greenman <email@example.com> wrote:
> What I personally would rather have seen Chris do is simply a Berkeley-style
> copyright with an additional clause: "This software may not be used in any
> form in 'OpenBSD' or any other product of Theo de Raadt", since this is
> clearly Chris's real intention.
As a member of Core, I strongly objected to that idea when it was suggested.
Specifically stating in a license that a person or a group of people are
not allowed to use a piece of software, as an integral part of the license,
is directly contrary to the goals of The NetBSD Project, and such a license
would never be allowed in the tree.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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