Subject: Re: FOR APPROVAL: The license of Multics
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:24:04 -0800

Quoting John Cowan (

> As you all can see, the license is a permissive one, although it has
> a long invariant text that has to be carried in the documentation.
> It's closely related to the 3-clause BSD, and in my opinion is clearly
> Open Source, though probably not compatible with the GPLv3.

I concur.  It's quite clearly so.

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Rick Moen                                             -- Thomas Sowell