Star & FreeBSD
e-kamo at trio.plala.or.jp
Sat Feb 12 05:53:47 PST 2005
David Schultz wrote:
>>As the conclusion, which state are available?
>>BSD license ----> CDDL
>>GPL license ----> CDDL
>>MIT license ----> CDDL
>>CDDL ----> BSD license
>>CDDL ----> GPL license
>>CDDL ----> MIT license
>The Copyright holder can release his code under whatever licenses
>as he sees fit. If you're not the Copyright holder, then the
>story is different. It is my understanding that it is possible to
>add additional restrictions to BSD/MIT-licensed software (without
>removing the original restrictions and disclaimer, of course).
>However, the GPL forbids additional restrictions on both source
>and binary distributions, and the CDDL forbids additional
>restrictions on source distributions:
> You may not offer or impose any terms on any Covered
> Software in Source Code form that alters or restricts the
> applicable version of this License or the recipients
> rights hereunder. --CDDL 1.0, sec 3.4
>It's too bad that Sun's lawyers think they need to force people to
>contribute changes back to them.
CDDL doesn't cause Hybrid GPL like issue copyright and copyleft issue,
I wonder? Anyway I'll try not to mention so much not to make a god
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#BTW, my FreeBSD-5.3 work comfortably on this machine so far.
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