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- Subject: Re: License
- From: jim@...
- Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2002 21:53:19 -0600
your right, that works. although i kinda like the acknowledgment line. it adds a
little character. :)
/* claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software in a *
/* product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would be greatly *
/* appreciated (but it is not required). *
----- Original Message -----
From: "Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2002 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: License
| >I took a look at this MIT license. One draw back of this license (and it seems all the
| >free-software licenses on opensource.org) is the lack of protection for
| >the Lua api specification. Without
| >/* - Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be *
| >/* misrepresented as being the original software. *
| >The Lua api could potentially be corrupted by an adaptation of Lua. I really like
| >the Lua license as it is, and I don't see a complimentary license on opensource.org.
| Try the zlib license: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/zlib-license.html
| As far as I can tell, this and others come from the classical regexp package
| by Henry Spencer, reproduced below.
| Copyright (c) 1986, 1993, 1995 by University of Toronto.
| Written by Henry Spencer. Not derived from licensed software.
| Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any
| purpose on any computer system, and to redistribute it in any way,
| subject to the following restrictions:
| 1. The author is not responsible for the consequences of use of
| this software, no matter how awful, even if they arise
| from defects in it.
| 2. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented, either
| by explicit claim or by omission.
| 3. Altered versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not
| be misrepresented (by explicit claim or omission) as being
| the original software.
| 4. This notice must not be removed or altered.
| I agree that we need something like #3 above.