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Re: lynx-dev Licensing Lynx -- License inconsistencies

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Licensing Lynx -- License inconsistencies
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 1999 13:37:44 -0400 (EDT)

> The file named COPYING, distributed with Lynx, claims that Lynx is  
> covered by the GNU General Public License, some parts of the code -- in  
> particular, the code from Bellcore -- carry advertising restrictions  
> which are incompatible with the GPL: 

This is from a module that uses part of metamail - and you left out the
previous line:

        Some of the following is taken from:
(when citing things, it's useful to have the proper context).

-- if it's a problem, we'll rewrite the code (not a big problem, since some
   people on the lynx-dev list have in fact already made changes to this).

>   Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this material 
>   for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided 

Thomas E. Dickey

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