Subject: Re: README: -current broken for a while
To: NetBSD Current-Users <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Brian D Chase <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/1997 01:10:41
This sounds like a really smart way to handle the recent problems.  Either
agree to submit code under the accepted license terms, or just don't
submit code. 

If the present license has genuine weaknesses then wouldn't all developers
benefit from an appropriately ammended license?


On Thu, 4 Sep 1997, Brad Salai wrote:

> Without intending to pass any judgment whatsoever on Chris' particular
> license terms, wouldn't it be less likely to lead to controversy for the
> Project to require that any contributions be made under the existing
> license terms, or not made at all, and have a separate, easy to initiate,
> way to amend those terms if they caused a particular developer or his
> employer problems. The thought being that the terms could then change from
> time to time if necessary, but in the mean time, everyone would be treated
> identically, and there would be no doubt about the terms in effect for any
> submission.

Brian D. Chase         Systems Coordinator
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