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NetBSD Moves To a 2-Clause BSD License 67

Posted by timothy
from the declaused-but-not-neutered dept.
jschauma writes "Alistair Crooks, president of the NetBSD Foundation, announced recently that it 'has changed its recommended license to be a 2-clause BSD license.' This makes NetBSD even more easily available to a number of organizations and individuals who may have been put off by the advertising or endorsement clauses. See Alistair's email and NetBSD's licensing information for more details."
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NetBSD Moves To a 2-Clause BSD License

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  • Will (Score:1, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward

    or proof of the will to live and the flexibility of some FOSS projects...

  • Didn't FreeBSD do this years ago?

  • Ignored? (Score:3, Insightful)

    by debatem1 (1087307) on Tuesday June 24, 2008 @01:53PM (#23921203)

    + we have seen some instances where clause 3 was ignored by groups and organisations
    Interesting take on it. Would that more folks saw common ground above license lawyering.
    • Now if this were GPL software, lawsuits would be flying already! Obviously NetBSD has a rather radical definition of freedom, one that has not been approved by our moral arbiters at GNU.

  • I thought they did that a day or two ago. I smell dupe!

  • by LM741N (258038) on Tuesday June 24, 2008 @05:20PM (#23924593)

    I could have sworn it said "Aleister Crowley."

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