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Re: bcfg2 license?



On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 19:09 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 10:12:51PM -0600, Jeffrey C. Ollie wrote:
> >> http://trac.mcs.anl.gov/projects/bcfg2/browser/trunk/bcfg2/LICENSE
> >>
> >> Free enough for extras?
> > 
> > No, because of the advertisement clause:
> >  
> > "4. All advertising materials, journal articles and documentation
> >  mentioning features derived from or use of the Software must display
> >  the following acknowledgment:"
> > 
> > This is a restriction on use which renders it non free. Also it may be 
> > hard to follow this rule since it is not very precise, since 'mentionning
> > features derived from or use' maybe understood more or less broadly.
> 
> Dont we allow the 4-clause BSD license in Fedora?

Annoyingly, yes.  It's on the list of GPL-Incompatible, Free Software
Licenses.

josh


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