Subject: BitTorrent
From: "Lawrence Rosen" <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:20:13 -0700
Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:20:13 -0700
I read the following in Wikipedia:


The original BitTorrent application was written in Python
<>  and its source
code has been released under the BitTorrent Open Source
<>  License (a modified version of
the Jabber <>  Open Source License), as
of version 4.0. 




I wasn't aware of a version 4.0 of the Jabber Open Source License; the only
Jabber license posted at OSI's website is version 1.0. Nor is a BitTorrent
Open Source License posted on the OSI website.


I found this article through a link on the FSF website, at which they refer
to BitTorrent as a "free format" that they use to post their conferences on
the web. [See] 


Any further information????




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