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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
The wayback machine page says the code is for educational use only, this is belied by Caldera's license letter, which says it is under the BSD license.
It seems we do have a real copyright/license violation then
Posted Aug 19, 2003 17:55 UTC (Tue) by JoeBuck (subscriber, #2330)
Then it appears that Linux does have a problem that must be corrected.
There is no Caldera copyright notice in the Linux copy of the code, and the license described in
the letter includes the GPL-incompatible advertising clause.
Posted Aug 19, 2003 18:05 UTC (Tue) by hch (guest, #5625)
Removed due to severe crappieness...
Information on "SCO Ancient Unix" web page appears to be factually incorrect.
Posted Aug 19, 2003 18:10 UTC (Tue) by dwalters (subscriber, #4207)
Indeed. The wording on the web site is:
Use of all versions is strictly for educational use only, and is restricted by the license agreed upon by entering this site.
If the code was already released under the BSD-style license, the above
statement is inaccurate and misleading. The BSD license-covered code is most certainly not limited to educational use only. Either SCO doen't realize this, or they're trying to close the stable door after the horse has bolted!
However, unless the code in question was also released under some other BSD-license which does not include the Caldera advertising clause, any advertising materials mentioning features or use of the code must acklowledge Caldera to be in compliance with the license.
Posted Aug 20, 2003 3:20 UTC (Wed) by lakeland (subscriber, #1157)
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