cswiger at mac.com
Mon Jun 14 16:59:47 UTC 2010
On Jun 14, 2010, at 1:07 AM, Doug Barton wrote:
> I'm working on adding LICENSE information to my ports, and have a few questions. A lot of my ports are ISC products, and they have the following: http://people.freebsd.org/~dougb/COPYRIGHT.txt
Yes, that's the ISC license, http://www.opensource.org/licenses/isc-license.txt.
> I also have dns/fpdns which has this: http://people.freebsd.org/~dougb/LICENSE.txt which looks like it could be BSD, but I'm not sure. I also have several others in this category.
That's a 3-clause BSD license variant.
> net-mgmt/p5-Net-IP has http://people.freebsd.org/~dougb/COPYING.txt which could fall into the "perl" category, except there isn't one. :)
Many Perl things are licensed under the same terms as Perl itself; ie, dual-licensed under the GPL & Artistic license. (The latter license is not well-written, and should be deprecated-- the GPL does a better job.)
> x11/xscreensaver doesn't have an explicit copyright/license file, but it has this in the individual files:
> * xscreensaver, Copyright (c) 1991-2010 Jamie Zawinski <jwz at jwz.org>
> * Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its
> * documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that
> * the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that
> * copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting
> * documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this
> * software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or
> * implied warranty.
> Seems like BSD to me?
That's a MIT/X11 license minus the all-caps DISCLAIMER.
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