Subject: Re: Kermit and NetBSD (fwd)
To: Eric Fox <email@example.com>
From: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/1999 01:20:49
Eric Fox <email@example.com> writes:
> The idea is not to change the C-Kermit license, but rather to license it to
> the companies that produce these distributions, for use (but not
> redistribution) by their customers. Thus some kind of responsible corporate
> person would need to sign some kind of license.
> Do you have any idea who I should talk with about this for NetBSD -- I note
> that it has various CDROM distributors: Cheapbytes, Quality Bytes, etc...
> Who puts the distribution CDROMs together?
Speaking as the person who produces the `official' NetBSD CD-ROMs:
Kermit is not open source. As long as it remains not open source, it
will not go on our CDs.