[Approval Request] BSD-Lite license

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Tue Nov 27 01:19:39 UTC 2001

Paul Guyot scripsit:

> There is nevertheless BSD clause #2. It says 
> that if you release in binary form, you should also include the BSD 
> license in the documentation.

And so you must, but the license is not *effective* over the work as
a whole, only the parts originally so licensed.  It must be included
*as a piece of text*, but there is no BSD requirement that BSD
works be *licensed* under the BSD (it is not a copyleft).

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