dbus: Proposed relicense to MIT/X11

Michael Albinus michael.albinus at gmx.de
Thu Sep 20 06:10:32 PDT 2007

Ryan Lortie <desrt at desrt.ca> writes:

Hi Ryan,

> You don't have to take my word for it either :).  See the FSF's own
> interpretation at http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html:
>     X11 License
>     This is a simple, permissive non-copyleft free software license,
>     compatible with the GNU GPL. Older versions of XFree86 used the same
>     license, and some of the current variants of XFree86 also do. Later
>     versions of XFree86 are distributed under the XFree86 1.1 license.
>     This license is sometimes called the MIT license, but that term is
>     misleading, since MIT has used many licenses for software.
> Hope this clears up any problems :)

You make me happy :-)

> Cheers

Thanks for clarification, and best regards, Michael.

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