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Date:      Thu, 28 May 2020 03:18:49 +0200
From:      Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re:  FreeBSD Cert
Message-ID:  <20200528031849.60f26a2f@archlinux>
In-Reply-To: <20200528003038.GA71642@neutralgood.org>
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On Wed, 27 May 2020 20:30:38 -0400, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
>On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 04:35:29PM +0000, Brandon helsley wrote:
>> So if I wanted to port Bote Mail from i2p I would just get the
>> source code and refer to their licensing on their website and
>> contact them for clarity?  
>
>Sorry, I can't let this pass.
>
>Contact them for clarity on what? The license? If the license is
>different enough from the common licenses that you have to ask for
>clarity then that's a big red flag. A license is a legal document, and
>if you need help you should be asking a lawyer that works for _you_.
>Which costs money. Which is probably so seriously over the top that
>you should skip it and just walk away.
>
>Seriously, the license should be in the distribution of the _source
>code_, and it shouldn't require asking for clarity. If it does -- run
>away.

I used Google to find Bote Mail, maybe the OP is talking about this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I2P#Email ->
https://github.com/i2p/i2p.i2p-bote ->
https://github.com/i2p/i2p.i2p-bote/tree/master/licenses



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