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Re: License for PostgreSQL for commercial purpose

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: License for PostgreSQL for commercial purpose
Date: 2004-03-26 15:07:18
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On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 06:04:10PM -0500, Chris Browne wrote:
> 
> The FSF web site then compares various variations on "BSD licenses,"
> considering that there are some that they deem to be "free" (in their
> terms), and that there are others that they deem to _NOT_ be "free"
> (again in their terms).

To be fair to the FSF, they have never claimed that the original BSD
license was not a free license.  It just wasn't compatible with the
GPL, because of the advertising clause.

A

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