[Fedora-legal-list] Sendmail license
nphilipp at redhat.com
Tue Mar 25 15:53:48 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 11:43 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 07:40 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 09:18 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> > > The sendmail license (http://www.sendmail.org/ftp/LICENSE) is not
> > > currently listed in the "Good licenses" list, nor is it listed on the
> > > FSF "list of licenses" page. However, sendmail *is* listed in the FSF
> > > directory of free software (http://directory.fsf.org/sendmail.html).
> > >
> > > Please can the sendmail license be added to the good licenses list?
> > Believe it or not, this license is still pending review from the FSF
> > since the first time you asked. :/
> Free, and GPL compatible as long as the copyright holder is Eric Allman,
> Sendmail Inc, or the University of California.
That's an interesting restriction. Is there a story hidden behind it?
Nils Philippsen / Red Hat / nphilipp at redhat.com
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