Subject: Re: copyright questions
To: None <>
From: Ken Nakata <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/16/1997 06:54:20
On Sun, 15 Jun 97 21:42:53 -0600,
Greg Oster <> wrote:
> writes:
> > 
> > A couple of points: by my reading of the license, you only have to do
> > this if your standard UUCP setup includes Chris's software.  In other
> > words, right now at least, runs on an Alpha.
> Have a boo at the copyright in /src/sys/arch/i386/i386/mainbus.c
> in -current.  And at /src/dev/pci/pci.c and /src/dev/pci/ppb.c.  

This gives you a pretty good idea where to start...:

find /usr/src -type f -print | xargs grep -lw cgd

> i386 users must be concerned about this license, as must folks with
> a PCI bus in their machine... (Which is why I believe this thread is
> not noise -- when the usage license changes for a piece of software
> you use every day, you need to be concerend about all the
> implications)

Excuse me but "the usage license changes"?  I thought it affected only
the redistributors.

> Can a login banner be construed as "informational material of any kind"?  

Someone (I think Jason) said clearly no.

> How about an email to a friend indicating I'm running NetBSD?

I'm starting to wonder whether or not you've bothered to read his
license at all.