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Date:      Fri, 3 Sep 1999 18:29:07 -0700
From:      "David Schwartz" <>
To:        "David Scheidt" <>
Cc:        <freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Berkeley removes Advertising Clause
Message-ID:  <000001bef674$e16b08c0$>
In-Reply-To: <>

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> Typically it says "Version 2 or any later version, at your option."  (I am
> too lazy to go look to seee what the actual wording is.)  But it doesn't
> mean that FSF can change your license to the code.  They can only increase
> your options -- but that does mean they could copy the BSD
> license terms or
> something similiar.
> David Scheidt

	What it does mean is that if the FSF ever wanted to sell someone code that
you wrote and GPLed, they could. They could simply issue a newer version of
the GPL that allowed that someone to do whatever it is that they wanted to
your code. Suddenly, your code would be licensed under those new terms.


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