[parisc-linux] Helge's commits

Mike Hibler mike@fast.cs.utah.edu
Sun, 11 Jul 1999 22:40:05 -0600 (MDT)

> Date: Sun, 11 Jul 1999 18:36:01 -0400
> From: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>
> To: Helge Deller <Helge.Deller@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
> Subject: Re: [parisc-linux] Helge's commits
> Helge Deller wrote:
> > From what I (and you too) saw, Utah CSS/CSL would be able to change that license,
> > the only question is, if OSF is willing to change it too ?
> OSF's license is _probably_ GPL-compatible as-is, though the requirement
> for mention of permission notice in documentation might put it afoul,
> and I'd want to check with a real lawyer to be sure.  The Utah CSS/CSL
> license, as currently in place on pdc.h and such, is not at all
> GPL-compatible.  Hopefully, we can get it changed, but in the meantime I
> don't think we should be barging ahead and adding these files to the
> tree. 
Doh!  You are right, we do have quite a few files in there with the
notorious advertising clause.  I assume that is the sticky part?
I'll see what I can do...