many flavors of non-copyleft
jcowan at reutershealth.com
Wed Feb 16 18:59:25 UTC 2000
Scott Johnston wrote:
> It makes a distinction between copyright
> notice and permission notice, and says only the copyright (the Copyright (c)
> 199x statement) needs to be retained in the source code. A copy of the
> original permission notice must exist in the documentation, but it does not
> say it has to remain in force on the source code.
"Must exist in the documentation" != "must remain in force on the source code."
A requirement to reprint the license is quite different from the license
itself, which always remains in force unless the copyright holder
The requirement about copyright notice refers to now-obsolete U.S.
copyright laws that insisted that each separate document have its own
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