On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Crist J. Clark wrote:

>It is now written policy, and I
>believe it was the understood, unwritten policy in the past, that any
>patches and additions to a file in FreeBSD are governed by the
>existing licensing of the file unless otherwise stated. This would
>indicate to me that this file is arguably still public domain.

The problem with source in the public domain versus a BSD license is
that public domain source code does not explicitly release the project
and author from liability.  I'm sure that's why a BSD license was
slapped over this code.

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.  There might be a
law against it by that time."   -- /usr/games/fortune, 07/30/2001

Brandon D. Valentine <bandix at looksharp.net>

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