[Haskell-cafe] Re: Problems trying to understand the BSD license

Brian Hulley brianh at metamilk.com
Mon Sep 4 14:32:01 EDT 2006

Simon Marlow wrote:
> Brian Hulley wrote:
>>        Copyright (c) 1988 XYZ ...
> Giving proper copyright attribution is not considered an endorsement,
> no. [other useful comments]
>> Also what about the application's "about" dialog or help pages?
> There's no requirement in the BSD license that you have to put the
> copyright notice in the about dialog or the help pages (IIRC this is
> what the XFree86 project tried to do, and much uproar resulted).

Hi Simon -
Thanks for the comments regarding my BSD questions - they've helped to clear 
away my confusion.

Best regards, Brian.
Logic empowers us and Love gives us purpose.
Yet still phantoms restless for eras long past,
congealed in the present in unthought forms,
strive mightily unseen to destroy us.


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