Subject: Re: sendmail and netbsd
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 05/01/2000 17:16:41
Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >You are now required to supply source. Any more questions?
> this clause then?
> 1. Redistributions qualify as "freeware" or "Open Source Software" under
> one of the following terms:
> (a) Redistributions are made at no charge beyond the reasonable cost of
> materials and delivery.
> (b) Redistributions are accompanied by a copy of the Source Code or by an
> irrevocable offer to provide a copy of the Source Code for up to three
> years at the cost of materials and delivery. Such redistributions
> must allow further use, modification, and redistribution of the Source
> Code under substantially the same terms as this license. For the
> purposes of redistribution "Source Code" means the complete compilable
> and linkable source code of sendmail including all modifications.
> how come we can't just satisfy part a?
We do. Users of our code may not. This is not a BSD style license --
it is closer in spirit to the GPL. Maybe you haven't noticed that we
don't like GPLed code?
That's why sendmail is now in /usr/src/gnu/usr.sbin instead of
Any other questions?