Variant of IBM Public License
steve at opensourcedirectory.com
Wed Apr 30 19:34:37 UTC 2003
On Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 01:51 PM, Chris Seitz wrote:
> A little background, then my query...
> NVIDIA's developer support group creates tools and demonstration
> source code
> primarily aimed at game developers and others doing real-time work. By
> large, we publish source code to our SDK with very little restriction
> just keep the header/copyright notice).
> We've come to realize that for particular tool under development, the
> community would be well served if we could provide them on an site,
> such as
> sourceforge. Primarily to let developers modify and extend the code at
> rate faster than we can.
> I've been working with our legal department and they suggest taking
> the IBM
> public license, changing the "IBM" to "NVIDIA" and changing the state
> "New York" to "Delaware," and modifying the year of the copyright.
Hmm I see an equation in the future. The reluctance to object to a
(lesser accepted) license is inversely proportional to how much geeks
want to get their hands on the licensed code. Or something like that.
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