More Licensing confusion.

Brian Godette (bgodette@idcomm.com)
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 04:09:05 -0700


Just so everyone knows what I'm refering to here is a clip from Cornell's
licensing page.

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Conditions for Use of CU-SeeMe Binary Executable Versions

Cornell grants permission to use and copy, for any purpose, and to
redistribute the binary executable versions of CU-SeeMe and the reflector
program according to conditions specified in the copyright notices included
with the programs.

Source Code Access Agreement Options

Organizations that wish access to the source code or to redistribute
CU-SeeMe under conditions other than those specified in copyright statements
may do so under one of the agreements that are described below.

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Various licensing options are listed following the above text.

And now a copy of the licensing information from the 3.0b3 reflector source,
publicly available on Cornell's and untill recently (last few months) White
Pine's FTP sites.

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Copyright 1993, 1994, Cornell University

Cornell hereby grants permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this
program for any purpose and without fee, provided that these copyright and
permission notices appear on all copies and supporting documentation, the
name of Cornell not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to
distribution of the program without specific prior permission, notice be
given in supporting documentation that copying and distribution is by
permission of Cornell. CORNELL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTEES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. By way of example, but not limitation, CORNELL MAKES NO
REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY
PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE OR DOCUMENTATION WILL
NOT INFRINGE ANY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS, OR OTHER RIGHTS. Cornell
shall not be held liable for any liability with respect to any claim by the
user or any other party arising from use of the program.

This material is partially based on work sponsored by the National Science
Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. NCR-9318337. The government has
certain rights in this material.

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Ok, here's the issue. Since the source for this version has allways been
availble, and is still available, which licensing applies to this version of
the source code? Can one make modifications to 3.0b3 and redistribute within
the licensing terms included with it, or does one have to license to current
version?