This is my fault. Charles gave me permission to change these files
to a BSD license a while ago. It looks like I got it wrong :-/
I'll fix it now.
> I was doing some things in libalias when something caught my eye,
> $ cat alias.c
> /* -*- mode: c; tab-width: 8; c-basic-indent: 4; -*- */
> * Copyright (c) 2001 Charles Mott <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> * All rights reserved.
> [snip usual BSD licence legalese and comments about the code.]
> This software is placed into the public domain with no restrictions
> on its distribution.
> This is contained in several files in there.
> This is a contradiction. Public domain software can't also have
> copyright notices and a bunch of license disclaimers. The BSD-style
> copyright header was added back in June. You can't just take something
> in the public domain and slap a copyright on it, but IANAL.
> Still, the comments in the code as written are self-contradictory. It
> can't have a BSD-license _and_ be public domain. And since again
> IANAL, I am not saying which needs to stay or which needs to go, but
> one of those statements does.
> Crist J. Clark [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Brian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour ! <brian@[uk.]OpenBSD.org>
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