Subject: Re: [Frank da Cruz : Re: Kermit and NetBSD]
To: Frank da Cruz <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/1999 17:28:18
On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Frank da Cruz wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Nov 99 16:22:47 EST
> > Frank da Cruz <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > But it seems to me that if ssh can be distributed with NetBSD, then
> > > C-Kermit can be too. After all, ssh has (a) patented algorithms, (b)
> > > commercial use conditions (not just redistribution, but own use), and
> > > (c) USA export restrictions. Kermit has none of that.
> > SSH is NOT distributed on NetBSD CD-ROMs. Nor is it distributed on
> > the NetBSD FTP site.
> OK, sorry, I must have misunderstood. So what are some examples of
> third party packages that ARE distributed on NetBSD CD-ROMs? Or are there
> none? I have a feeling "the truth is out there" if I can figure out how
> to ask the right question :-)
emacs for example. There are prebuilt binaries available for ftp, and I'd
expect its on the CD. That said, I believe you have the final answer from
Charles anyway on licensing.
(just my opinions here, I'm not speaking officially.)