Copy-Back License draft for discussion

John Cowan jcowan at
Sun Apr 24 20:37:38 UTC 2005

Chris Zumbrunn scripsit:

> People who simply make a distro would not have to keep track of 
> anything. They just need to keep the copyright notice in place the same 
> way they currently do with the BSD license. In which way does the 
> Copyback License require them to keep track of something?

Almost all mainstream distros do actually make small modifications of
the programs they get from upstream developers, in order to better fit
them together.

John Cowan          jcowan at
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