Heads up: Contributions and advertisement clause

Chris Pressey cpressey at catseye.mine.nu
Sun Sep 12 10:16:43 PDT 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 19:43:48 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> in the recent discussion, there was a consent that the fourth clause
> of the original BSD license is mostly unnecessary now. It is still in
> a lot of our code base, waiting to be cleaned up. For this to easier
> in the future, I'd like to ask all commiters and distributers to
> answer this mail if they agree with the removal. For those parts an
> explicit adversitement is wanted, it should be noted explicitly.
> Doing it now saves us the paperwork for tracing down our own changes
> later. We only have to verify / merge with FreeBSD, which is time
> consuming enough.
> Joerg

Yes, I agree with the removal.  That is to say, any patch I submit to a
file which contains a clause 4 that can be removed, should NOT be
construed as further asserting clause 4.


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