Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 22nd Jun 2008 22:49 UTC, submitted by Jan Schaumann
NetBSD Alistair Crooks, president of the NetBSD Foundation, announced recently that it "has changed its recommended license to be a 2 clause BSD license". This makes NetBSD more easily available to a number of organisations and individuals who may have been put off by the advertising or endorsement clauses.
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RE[4]: yeah
by helf on Mon 23rd Jun 2008 12:37 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: yeah"
helf
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2005-07-06

You know what I find funny? most people, seemingly, that bitch about software licenses and the like, don't actually *code* themselves.

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RE[5]: yeah
by aaronb on Mon 23rd Jun 2008 18:06 in reply to "RE[4]: yeah"
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2005-07-06

I guess that is because people who don't code use the software for day to day tasks and understanding licences and EULA has become more important in this 'sue' culture we work in.

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RE[6]: yeah
by helf on Mon 23rd Jun 2008 19:22 in reply to "RE[5]: yeah"
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

ooooh... Don't even get me started on our "litigious society" we have morphed into...

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