[License-discuss] Tweaking the BSD license template

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Thu Nov 7 21:56:49 UTC 2013

On 07/11/13 10:35, Gervase Markham wrote:

> I would argue that the above sentence also establishes a precedent that
> it's OK for the OSI copy of a historical license to be genericized in
> this non-parameterized way.

Some or all of the contributors may also be copyright holders.  The 
organisation making the distribution in question may have modified it in 
such a way as to become a copyright holder, but might not want that 
clause to apply to themselves.

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