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Date:      Mon, 7 Feb 2011 14:24:48 -0500
From:      Jerry <freebsd.user@seibercom.net>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: OpenSSH could be faster...then why don't they path it??
Message-ID:  <20110207142448.51007694@scorpio>
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTim2h9LJ-Fat800CEwDSB+djy=+S-TTpAhUzAadF@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <12dfaeab98c.2320661712861783787.-8492260798816855817@zoho.com> <20110206084227.639b10af.wmoran@potentialtech.com> <AANLkTim2h9LJ-Fat800CEwDSB+djy=+S-TTpAhUzAadF@mail.gmail.com>

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On Mon, 7 Feb 2011 11:12:45 -0800
David Brodbeck <gull@gull.us> articulated:

> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 5:42 AM, Bill Moran <wmoran@potentialtech.com>
> wrote:
> > Also, I'm having trouble understanding how people like that get
> > grants to do work like that.  On the one hand, they obviously know
> > enough about cryptography to make improvements.  On the other hand,
> > they can't seem to get a grip on the fact that the code will need
> > to have a license before anyone can grab it and incorporate it.  I
> > can't find anywhere on that page where it tells me what terms I am
> > allowed to use those patches under.
> 
> This seems to be a big problem with academia in general.  I almost
> never see a piece of code associated with a research paper that has a
> coherent license attached to it.  Often there's no license at all.  I
> don't know if this is ignorance or if there are bureaucratic hurdles
> at work here.  It's possible it's the latter, since universities often
> want to profit off of licensing the research that's done on their
> sites.

A university or any business for that matter certainly has the right to
profit from any research or other work done on a given project if such
research or work were done using the university's or business's
resources.

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Jerry ✌
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