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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 4-Clause BSD now disallowed?
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:58:27 GMT
On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 7:47 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I just happened to notice the historic 4-Clause BSD license is disallowed:
> I find it rather disappointing as it happens to be one of my favorite
> licenses: it is somewhat good to know if some well known product. like the
> PS4 or the Nintendo Switch, is using your code. For the record, in FreeBSD
> we have moved to a 2-clause BSD license but there's still some old code
> where the authors have basically disappeared and will not see the
> advertisement clause disappear.
>
>
> In some cases that clause has been removed (back in 1999). [1]
>

Isn't that the change that introduced the BSD 3 clause?


>
> Thanks,
> Justin
>
> 1. ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/4bsd/README.Impt.License.Change
>
>

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