Stephen Frost wrote: -- Start of PGP signed section. > * Bruce Momjian ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > > Stephen Frost wrote: > > > Yet *having* that requirement on a *derived work* which includes GPL > > > code is *against* the terms of the GPL. That's *exactly* the issue. > > > The GPL says more than "you must provide the source code to everything", > > > it explicitly includes a requirement that no additional restrictions be > > > put on the derivative (lest requirements for no-additional-distribution > > > or must-charge-for-other-distribution be added which defeats much of the > > > point of the GPL). > > > > Our BSD license has this restriction: > > > > > provided that the above copyright notice and this > > > paragraph and the following two paragraphs appear in all copies. > > > > Why is this not an _additional_ restriction, and hence GPL and BSD > > software cannot be bundled into a binary? What does "appear in all > > copies" mean, especially if you don't need to ship the source code under > > the BSD license? > > As I pointed out previously, it's part of the copyright notice, and the > GPL has the exact same requirement: > > 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's > source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you > conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate > copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the > notices that refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty; > and give any other recipients of the Program a copy of this License > along with the Program. > > So it's *not* an additional restriction. Not to mention the other > reason- the license isn't part of the *work*.
It is an _additional_ license you have to include, not just their license. I don't see how requiring an advertizing clause is an additional restriction, but requiring an additional license isn't. I don't understand the "work" issue as it applies here. -- Bruce Momjian [EMAIL PROTECTED] EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. + ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly