Subject: Re: Sendmail 8.9.0
To: SamMaEl <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/07/1998 02:46:54
SamMaEl <> writes:

> 	My first question: could the sendmail people do something like
> this? Is that legal? That is, is it legal if such a thing is not in the
> original license... for example, if the license does not say that the
> author reserves the right to modify the license in the future, or some
> such.

I don't think the author can, once the BSD style license is granted for
a particular release, "turn back the clock" and change the license
terms on that release.  The author can release the next version under
any terms desired, or release the same version under multiple licenses.