License Framework: Develop Best Practices

Marco Bröder marco.broeder at
Tue Jun 15 20:32:32 UTC 2010

On Tue June 15 2010 09:10:49 Janne Snabb wrote:
> As a previous poster pointed out, I also think that the different
> BSD licences should be separated.

Yes, they really are different licenses.

Who else should it know better than the FreeBSD Project (and NetBSD, OpenBSD, 
DragonflyBSD, ...)? ;-)
> I also second the previous posters' opinion that in specifying GPL
> related licenses, it is necessary to distinguish between "this
> version only" and "or any later version". It makes a big difference
> in license compatibility.

Yeah, thanks!

> If these distinctions are not made, the whole framework is not very
> useful. I would rather see it to be useful.

As I wrote ...

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