4Front OSS re-licensing

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 8 04:49:27 UTC 2007

On 6/8/07, Alastair G. Hogge <agh at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> Hey *,
> I just saw a thread via  OSNews.com about 4Front opening(GPL and CDDL) their
> OSS to the public. The thread is located here:
> http://www.opensolaris.org/jive/thread.jspa?threadID=32401&tstart=0
> and the OSNews thread is here:
> http://osnews.com/comment.php?news_id=18045&limit=no&threshold=-1
> An individual called cmihai asked whether 4Front would release the source code
> under a BSD or MIT license, there was a reply stating that 4Front is
> releasing a package under the  GPL2 with additional rights for the BSD
> systems.
> Thought their might be a one or two members around here who would be
> interested.

That's very good news. Many people have been waiting
for it for years on end. At last I'll be able to use S/PDIF
on my cheap AC'97 cards once again :-)

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