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Re: Subversion change of license -- where was the discussion?

From: Florian Weimer <fweimer_at_bfk.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 09:19:24 +0000

* Stefan Sperling:

> In any case, it had an advertising clause. Quote:
>
> 3. The end-user documentation included with the redistribution,
> if any, must include the following acknowledgment:
> "This product includes software developed by
> CollabNet (http://www.Collab.Net/)."
> Alternately, this acknowledgment may appear in the software itself,
> if and wherever such third-party acknowledgments normally appear.

This is not *the* advertizing clause. It is considered compatible
with the GPL. Similar clauses exist in the MIT and revised BSD
licenses ("provided that the above copyright notice appear in all
copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice
appear in supporting documentation").

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