Subject: Re: ipf's future
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Bob Bernstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/29/2001 12:55:16
On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 07:57:13AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> darren and netbsd's core have reached an agreement which includes a
> license that is acceptable to netbsd.
In ip_fil4.3.19.tar.gz, dated today, there is a file named
'IPFILTER.LICENSE' which read as follows:
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Copyright (C) 1993-2001 by Darren Reed.
The author accepts no responsibility for the use of this software and
provides it on an ``as is'' basis without express or implied warranty.
Redistribution and use, with or without modification, in source and binary
forms, are permitted provided that this notice is preserved in its entirity
and due credit is given to the original author and the contributors.
The contents of this package may not be placed under the GPL or any
other licence which requires requires you to give up your rights.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND
ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
I hate legalese, don't you ?
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This appears to be in essence a BSD-style license.
Thank you Darren.