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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2004-09-08 15:43:23 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2004-09-08 15:43:23 +0000
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Add three slides about the BSDL, GPL, and the differences between the
two. Taken from /src/COPYRIGHT and from Nik's excellent slides from his Leeds talk in 2001.
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+<!-- $FreeBSD$ -->
+
+<foilgroup id="freebsd-linux">
+ <title>Differences from Linux</title>
+
+ <foil id="freebsd-linux-bsdl"><title>FreeBSD Licensing Model</title>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>FreeBSD distributed under "2 clause" BSD license</listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
+ <para>Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or
+ without modification, are permitted provided that the following
+ conditions are met:</para>
+
+ <para>1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above
+ copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
+ disclaimer.</para>
+
+ <para>2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
+ copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
+ disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided
+ with the distribution.</para>
+ </foil>
+
+ <foil id="freebsd-linux-bsdl-explained"><title>FreeBSD Licensing Model</title>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>Don't claim that you wrote the code</listitem>
+ <listitem>Don't blame us if the code doesn't work</listitem>
+ <listitem>Apart from that, do anything you want with the code</listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
+
+ </foil>
+
+ <foil id="freebsd-linux-gpl-explained"><title>The GPL and BSD Licenses</title>
+ <itemizedlist>
+
+ <listitem>The GPL mandates that source code be disclosed</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>The BSD License allows source code changes to be kept
+ secret</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>GPL is often categorised as "Copyleft", as distinct
+ from "Copyright"</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>If you like that nomenclature, you may think of the
+ BSD License is "Copycentre". We actively encourage third
+ parties to use the source code.</listitem>
+
+ <listitem>Donating changes back is purely at the discretion of
+ the party making the changes.</listitem>
+
+ </itemizedlist>
+ </foil>
+</foilgroup>