a data licensing problem
nelson at crynwr.com
Sat Nov 9 00:59:23 UTC 2002
Lawrence E. Rosen writes:
> The Sleepycat license is vendor and product specific. It refers to "DB
> software" (whatever that is) and includes the following warranty: "THIS
> SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY SLEEPYCAT SOFTWARE ``AS IS'' AND...." The
> Sleepycat licenses is not reusable as is by other vendors.
Yeah, and you wouldn't want to, either. You'd want to use the
Academic Free License.
> I notice that the Sleepycat license as published on the OSI website
> includes a copy of two other licenses, one probably the BSD license and
> the other a Harvard license. That's probably in error. I'm copying
> OSI's webmaster, because that probably needs to be corrected.
No, actually, that *is* the Sleepycat license. All three parts. You
have to comply with all the terms listed therein.
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