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Re: [avr-libc-dev] Licensing issue

From: E. Weddington
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] Licensing issue
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 16:37:16 -0700

On 22 Feb 2004 at 20:59, Joerg Wunsch wrote:

> As address@hidden wrote:
> > The problem is not really the copyrights, I think that all the
> > developers deserve to be acknowledged for all the great things that
> > they have done. The problem is the inconsistency in the licenses.
> They are not as inconsistent as you might think.  They are all based
> on the BSD license, with the original clause 3 (``All adertising
> materials ... must display..'') deleted.
> Later on, some of the developers agreed to also omit the former clause
> 4 ([the name of the developer(s)] ``may [not] be used to endorse or
> promote products...'').  Still, even in these cases, it's fully in
> compliance with the requirements of the license to still have this
> clause added in a general license note when redistributing it, even
> though these files have a less restrictive license.

However, it would be nice if they were all exactly the same. Which I thought 
that was the case 
back in 2002....

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