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From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: TODO: GNU TLS
Date: 2006-12-30 22:03:23
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Stephen Frost wrote:
> > > 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's
> > > source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you
> > > conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate
> > > copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the
> > > notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty;
> > > and give any other recipients of the Program a copy of this License
> > > along with the Program.
> > > 
> > > That's an existing restriction in the GPL, therefore a restriction in
> > > another license for the same thing is acceptable to the GPL for a
> > > resultant work.  You'll also note above it says "an appropriate
> > > copyright notice".
> > 
> > I don't see were is says that another license's restriction that is the
> > same as a GPL restriction, but for a different license, is OK.
> It says that above under 6- You may not impose any *further*
> restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.
> I appriciate your pedantism but in the end it really doesn't matter very
> much.  This is, aiui anyway, the way Debian interprets the various
> licenses.  You're welcome to your own interpretation.

That was my point --- that it isn't clear what "additional restrictions"
are, and that an advertizing clause or additional license can be
interpreted as the same thing.

  Bruce Momjian   bruce(at)momjian(dot)us

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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