[linux-elitists] Fwd: Copyright infringement in linux/drivers/usb/serial/keyspan*fw.h

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Sun Apr 22 22:40:06 PDT 2001


Don Marti writes:

> begin  Greg KH quotation of Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 08:17:45PM -0700:
> 
> > bah, do I need to join debian-legal to fight this battle there too?
> 
> drivers/net/bsd_comp.c anyone?
> 
> To quote RFC 1977:
> 
> 1.1. Licensing
> 
> BSD Unix compress command source is widely and freely available, with
> no additional license for many computer vendors. The included source
> code is based on the BSD compress command source and carries only the
> copyright of The Regents of the University of California. Use the code
> entirely at your own risk. It has no warranties or indemnifications of
> any sort. Note that there are patents on LZW.

Did I ever tell you about how the Regents of the University of
California forbade me to distribute that file?

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