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Old 06-26-2019, 07:32 AM   #1
jr_bob_dobbs
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Question on the BSD 2-clause license


Apologies in advance, because I could not with certainty determine which section this should be posted in.

A question has emerged on the BSD 2-clause license. The last paragraph of that license is
Code:
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 <project name> project.
What if the program being licensed is not part of a "project?" What if it's just: Bob wrote a program here it is enjoy and have a nice day? I assume removing the paragraph would make it no longer the BSD 2-clause license. So when there is no project, how does one word it? Or must one go to a different license?

Thank you.

Last edited by jr_bob_dobbs; 06-26-2019 at 07:35 AM.
 
Old 06-26-2019, 07:37 AM   #2
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Just guessing because I have never had to deal with this: the project name would be the program Bob wrote. The license would pertain to that application. All applications are "projects" whether 1 person wrote it or 100 people wrote it.

My .02.
 
Old 06-26-2019, 05:00 PM   #3
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You could do like NetBSD:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSD_li...SD_License%22)
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Other projects, such as NetBSD, use a similar 2-clause license, but without the additional disclaimer.
http://www.netbsd.org/about/redistribution.html#default
 
Old 06-26-2019, 05:49 PM   #4
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Perhaps consider the ISC licence: https://www.isc.org/licenses/
 
  


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