advertising clause in license

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Oct 22 13:49:38 PDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 01:35:51PM -0700, Nell Weems wrote:
> Hello all,
> after typing:
> fgrep -r "All advertising materials" /usr/src/sys
> it seems like there are still many files which 
> contain the advertising clause. has there been any 
> attempts to contact the copyright authors of these 
> files and see if it can be removed?
> not too much of a deal, i was just wondering.

No concerted efforts that I know of, but note that most of those
copyright holders are the UCB regents, so the copyright notice is
overridden by the amendment in /COPYRIGHT.  There is some ongoing work
to regularize licenses in the source tree though (mostly worked on by

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