New License: FreeBSD License
On 03/28/12 21:28, Tim Harder wrote:
> On 2012-03-28 Wed 17:31, Richard Yao wrote:
>>> Gentoo/FreeBSD is currently using the BSD license, but it seems that
>>> this is not the license used by the BSD project:
>>> In particular, the FreeBSD license removes the third clause and appends
>>> "The views and conclusions contained in the software and documentation
>>> are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing
>>> official policies, either expressed or implied, of the FreeBSD Project."
>>> For comparison, here is a link to the BSD license in portage:
>>> Does anyone have any objections to committing the FreeBSD license to
>> As a small correction, I meant to say the FreeBSD project, not the BSD
> Isn't this just a slightly modified version of the BSD-2 license in the
You are right. I spoke to ulm about this and the disclaimer can be
considered separate from the license. Gentoo/FreeBSD will need to switch
to BSD-2, but aside from that, there is no need for a new license.