Subject: Re: CDROM/book products
From: (Kragen)
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 1998 12:22:35 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 14 Nov 1998, Keith Bostic wrote:
> My group is considering putting together an Open-Source CDROM/book
> product for the Berkeley DB software. . . .

I was rather surprised to hear this.  I went to and
checked out the license <URL:>, and
sure enough, it's changed into an open-source license.  I'd be
interested to learn what prompted the change.

I notice that <URL:> still claims
the license is not open-source.  Perhaps this is an oversight in
download.html, not in

(I'd offer comments on the questions you asked, but I have no firsthand
knowledge of any of them.)


<>       Kragen Sitaker     <>
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