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Re: Re: [HACKERS] proposed improvements to PostgreSQL license

From: eisentrp(at)csis(dot)gvsu(dot)edu
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: chris(at)bitmead(dot)com, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] proposed improvements to PostgreSQL license
Date: 2000-07-04 11:30:31
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0007040724150.9499-100000@eos06.csis.gvsu.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 4 Jul 2000, Thomas Lockhart wrote:

> It is being proposed as an addition to the Postgres development effort.

The Yet Another Open Source License issue is not to be played with. It
will have to go to the OSI and RMS, Slashdot, all the usual suspects. And
you know what it will say? "PostgreSQL changes to hand-crafted license
dictated by corporate interests", no matter how much anyone denies
that.

There are enough open source licenses out there. Use one.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut                  Sernanders vaeg 10:115
peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net                   75262 Uppsala
http://yi.org/peter-e/            Sweden


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