Re: Need opinion on license type

From: Mason Loring Bliss <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 00:28:37 UTC
On Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 01:23:09AM +0100, Nuno Teixeira wrote:

>    Need an opinion on what license type should be choosed for:
>    ---
>    Copyright 1991, 1992, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2002   William D. Norcott
>    License to freely use and distribute this software is hereby granted
>    by the author, subject to the condition that this copyright notice
>    remains intact.  The author retains the exclusive right to publish
>    derivative works based on this work, including, but not limited to,
>    revised versions of this work

That is pretty much the definition of "not free" software. I went to look
at graphics/xv to find what it does and found:

    License: not specified in port

I'm curious to see how this turns out, and as such would be grateful if
you'd make a noise about it if you hear anything off-list.

Mason Loring Bliss  ((   If I have not seen as far as others, it is because   ))   giants were standing on my shoulders. - Hal Abelson