Subject: "University-style" vs "Berkeley" licenses
From: Rich Morin <>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 1998 12:41:07 -0700

Small reminder here...

As rms correctly points out in,
the "Berkeley" license has a problem not found in many other "University-
style" licenses.  Specifically, it requires redistributors to include a
notice in their advertising, as:

  All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
  must display the following acknowledgement:
     This product includes software developed by the University of
     California, Berkeley and its contributors.

One notice is not that much of a problem, but 75 notices (as counted by
rms recently!) could require the use of a rather larger ad...


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