licensing question APSL
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Thu Feb 14 19:31:04 UTC 2008
Quoting Volker, who wrote on Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 08:01:55PM +0100 ..
> On 02/14/08 16:02, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 07:39:27AM +0100, Volker wrote:
> >> PRs in question: bin/67307 bin/67308
> > The quotes on the followup are essentially correct except that explicit
> > approval is required by core to add new Non-BSD-Licensed code and
> > that there would need to be a mechanism to not build them as part of
> > buildworld to allow environments that do not want to deal with the APSL
> > to avoid it similar to GPL or CDDL code.
> thank you for your opinion on that. The PR followup stating the APSL
> license is ok, has been the statement of the original PR submitter, so I
> don't trust that in the first place. That's why I was asking here for
> that license if there's a common agreement.
> So I can assume the APSL license is (still) generally accepted for the BSDs?
Depends on what you call generally accepted.
> If nobody complains about the APSL, I'll ping core for a green flag.
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