Subject: Re: CDDL (was Re: Star & NetBSD)
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2005 11:39:21
On Fri, 11 Feb 2005, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 11:15:34 -0500, David Maxwell wrote:
> > Since we want people to be free to use NetBSD for whatever they want,
> > imposing a license that they must share the source of any changes they
> > make would be self-defeating.
> from src/sys/ddb/db_access.c :
> * Carnegie Mellon requests users of this software to return to
> * Software Distribution Coordinator or Software.Distribution@CS.CMU.EDU
> * School of Computer Science
> * Carnegie Mellon University
> * Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890
> * any improvements or extensions that they make and grant Carnegie the
> * rights to redistribute these changes.
IANAL. The keyword there is 'requests', rather than 'requires'.
David Maxwell, firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com --> Mastery of UNIX, like
mastery of language, offers real freedom. The price of freedom is always dear,
but there's no substitute. Personally, I'd rather pay for my freedom than live
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