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  • Hi, Ive got a file in an open source software license under "as Perl itself". Can you tell by the file(attached) which Perl could it be: Perl5 or Perl6? download link ...
    Polhodzik Peter (ext)Polhodzik Peter (ext)
    Apr 1, 2014 at 7:28 pm
    Apr 3, 2014 at 5:27 pm
  • Recipient of the infected attachment: MAIL, First Storage Group\Mailbox Store (MAIL), Joel - Fox Computers/Inbox Subject of the message: Message could not be delivered One or more attachments were ...
    NAVMSE-ZEUSNAVMSE-ZEUS
    Dec 4, 2006 at 2:20 pm
    Dec 4, 2006 at 2:20 pm
  • hi is RFC346 <url http://dev.perl.org/rfc/346.html </url , the final version of the perl licence, or is there a newer version that I should refer to? I note that the RFC was froozen in 2000, but have ...
    OwenberesfordOwenberesford
    Feb 26, 2003 at 10:40 pm
    Feb 26, 2003 at 10:40 pm
  • I am sure that Larry won't be writing an apocalypse on licensing anytime soon, but in the meantime I was reading over the Artistic-2.0 proposal and noted a minor grammar error in it. I can't update ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Oct 22, 2001 at 4:42 pm
    Oct 22, 2001 at 4:42 pm
  • I either was misinformed or misremembered a conversation from last Fall. Sarathy pointed out to me that David Grove not only was not working at ActiveState when 5.6.0 came out, Sarathy does not think ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Jan 19, 2001 at 4:02 am
    Jan 19, 2001 at 3:44 pm
  • will language I wasn't referring to our ability legally to enforce it, but our (Larry's) willingness to enforce it. Aside from his calm and gentle nature (though a fascinating slyness is a strong ...
    David GroveDavid Grove
    Jan 15, 2001 at 10:15 pm
    Jan 16, 2001 at 9:17 am
  • They were shipping something that they marketed as Perl, which behaved differently than Perl, had been integrated into other projects, and for which Larry Wall had little or no input. If you do not ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Jan 14, 2001 at 3:28 pm
    Jan 16, 2001 at 11:38 am
  • From the MinGW.Sourceforge.net list---------- I am going to play the peace-maker here for a moment, is there any possibility of negoiating a way out of this because I dont feel that it: a) benefits ...
    John van VJohn van V
    Jan 10, 2001 at 3:25 pm
    Jan 11, 2001 at 12:19 am
  • Where can this summary be found? -- $jhi++; # http://www.iki.fi/jhi/ # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'. # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Jan 8, 2001 at 9:56 pm
    Jan 25, 2001 at 1:52 pm
  • Andy Dougherty wrote: I can likely help address these, when the time comes. What I expected would happen would be that other working groups would make a decision on the *technology*, roughly ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Jan 5, 2001 at 7:28 pm
    Jan 5, 2001 at 7:28 pm
  • Public domain has it's own troubles too. To be safe in doing a public domain license, we'll need to get copyright disclaimers from everyone who contributes code (and possibly their employers). ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Jan 5, 2001 at 5:29 am
    Jan 5, 2001 at 7:34 pm
  • I thought one of the objects of the Perl 6 exercise was to make Perl bus-proof. Why don't we assign the trademark, and the code copyrights, to Yet Another Society? (http://yetanother.org/) It's an ...
    Simon CozensSimon Cozens
    Oct 6, 2000 at 10:48 am
    Oct 6, 2000 at 6:01 pm
  • I see the point, and I actually agree that we need to wrap it up quick. I made an effort to RFC every idea I saw fly by. The reason the "modifed-BSD license" proposal was added late is because ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Oct 4, 2000 at 3:11 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 3:11 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE A Trademark on Perl Should be Acquired in Larry Wall's Name =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Oct 2, 2000 at 12:50 am
    Oct 2, 2000 at 12:50 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Perl6's License Should be (GPL|Artistic-2.0) =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org Date: 29 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Oct 2, 2000 at 12:48 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 3:05 am
  • I just froze the RFC that contains Artistic-2.0. Here are the differences between beta3 and beta4 of the Artistic License. I did the following things: * clarified the "In addition," confusion that ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Oct 1, 2000 at 9:58 pm
    Oct 1, 2000 at 9:58 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE New Perl Mascot =head1 VERSION Maintainer: David Grove <pete@petes-place.com Date: 28 Sep 2000 Last Modified: 30 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Oct 1, 2000 at 6:28 am
    Oct 1, 2000 at 6:28 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE A Trademark on Perl Should be Acquired in Larry Wall's Name =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 30, 2000 at 8:13 pm
    Sep 30, 2000 at 9:12 pm
  • Hello David, only one question: i like the camel-icon very much. maybe it is possible to convince O'Reilly™, to donate the trademark of the Camel™, to larry? regards Gerrit -- Gerrit Peter Haase
    Gerrit HaaseGerrit Haase
    Sep 30, 2000 at 11:47 am
    Sep 30, 2000 at 8:01 pm
  • I feel a "in exchange for reasonable cost of distribution media, shipping, and copying" coming on...
    David GroveDavid Grove
    Sep 30, 2000 at 5:42 am
    Sep 30, 2000 at 5:42 am
  • YES. This is starting to make better sense and provide for some protections. Comments inserted. HUH? What happened to 4c? how about <begin (c) permit and encourage anyone who receives a copy of the ...
    David GroveDavid Grove
    Sep 30, 2000 at 12:42 am
    Oct 1, 2000 at 9:05 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Perl6's License Should be (GPL|Artistic-2.0) =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org Date: 29 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:37 pm
    Oct 3, 2000 at 11:44 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Perl6's License Should Be a Minor Bugfix of Perl5's License =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:35 pm
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:35 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE The Artistic License Must Be Changed =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org Date: 12 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:34 pm
    Sep 29, 2000 at 9:34 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE New Perl Mascot =head1 VERSION Maintainer: David Grove <pete@petes-place.com Date: 28 Sep 2000 Mailing List: ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 29, 2000 at 3:33 am
    Sep 30, 2000 at 3:12 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE The Copyright and Licensing Working Group =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org Date: 2 Aug ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 28, 2000 at 7:36 pm
    Sep 28, 2000 at 7:36 pm
  • I have written a proposed version of the Artistic License, which is attached. It appears that there are three camps right now in this Working Group: (A) Those who want the Artistic License to stay as ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Sep 27, 2000 at 6:19 pm
    Sep 28, 2000 at 4:36 am
  • That is the general idea. It doesn't do it as soundly as the GPL. Because Larry is fine with both sets of terms. Additionally the Artistic License is not necessarily compatible with the GPL, and so ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 26, 2000 at 10:03 am
    Sep 26, 2000 at 12:44 pm
  • I got seriously sidetracked the last two days, and did not get to my hacks of license Ben wrote. However, I think that it probably needs a full rewrite. I am going to try to write a clearer text ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Sep 26, 2000 at 1:08 am
    Sep 26, 2000 at 1:08 am
  • We have mere days to get any final RFCs in. Is there any significant objection to my proposing two? 1) Perl should switch to something like an MIT license together with a trademark on Perl (likely ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 24, 2000 at 11:38 pm
    Oct 6, 2000 at 12:44 pm
  • OK, here is what I hope is the last draft of the AL before I send out an RFC. I will send humorous commentary around shortly. Detail to note. If this holds up legally, it is a context- sensitive ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 22, 2000 at 10:29 am
    Sep 25, 2000 at 5:00 am
  • I have just learned of the RFC "freeze or die" deadline of 25 September 2000 (ok, I am behind on my email. :) I am curious if this applies to any Working Groups besides perl6-language. As chair of ...
    Bradley M. KuhnBradley M. Kuhn
    Sep 19, 2000 at 11:26 pm
    Sep 20, 2000 at 1:02 am
  • (To the folks on the license-discuss list.) As you may know, Perl is currently undergoing a rewrite. As part of this rewrite licensing is being reviewed, and we are attempting to come up with an ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 15, 2000 at 7:41 am
    Sep 15, 2000 at 7:41 am
  • Well I sat down, thought carefully about it, and reorganized my proposed license along the same lines that I would organize a config file. Instead of enumerating what is allowed, deny this, deny ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 14, 2000 at 3:38 am
    Sep 14, 2000 at 5:34 pm
  • Perl contains two files which contain the infamous BSD advertising clause. This means that Perl cannot technically be distributed under the GPL. The files in question are: ext/SDBM_File/sdbm/dbm.h ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 14, 2000 at 1:37 am
    Sep 14, 2000 at 1:37 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Perl6's License Should Be a Minor Bugfix of Perl5's License =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn E<lt ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 13, 2000 at 8:45 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 7:48 pm
  • Go through a few versions of Perl and read the copy of the Artistic License you see. It changes. There is simply no way that Larry OKed each change with the copyright holders, and so there is simply ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 13, 2000 at 2:00 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 2:00 pm
  • OK, IANAL, nor do I pretend to any amazing expertise. Should this hold up legally, I will probably be the most astounded here. (I have not even reviewed for typos!) But at least it gives people ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 13, 2000 at 12:17 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 9:28 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE The Artistic License Must Be Changed =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org Date: 12 Sep 2000 ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 13, 2000 at 7:04 am
    Sep 15, 2000 at 2:35 pm
  • I would no more let a lawyer work on a software licensing question than I would let a programmer work on the design of a software system for lawyers--especially at the beginning, when they might make ...
    Adams, Johnnie WAdams, Johnnie W
    Sep 12, 2000 at 3:23 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 7:29 pm
  • Ah, sorry. No, I am not religious about anything about licenses other than the fact that they should mean what people think that they mean. If there is a disagreement between the two then the license ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 11, 2000 at 10:31 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 4:45 pm
  • Suppose I buy a copy of Perl on a CD. Under copyright law it is fair use for me to resell that copy at *any* price I want. That contradicts item 6 of the AL. I have another post with far more ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 11, 2000 at 2:52 pm
    Sep 11, 2000 at 2:52 pm
  • I don't think it needs it for Perl. I think it needs it because it expresses something that many people want to say, and so it is worth having it said well so that people can say what they want to ...
    Ben TillyBen Tilly
    Sep 11, 2000 at 2:38 pm
    Sep 14, 2000 at 8:44 pm
  • I presume everyone who cares about this is already on the perl6-licenses list, so I am taking it there, since many people do not want this on p5p. Fine, let's do that. Let's try to break this. :-) ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Sep 11, 2000 at 1:05 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 3:31 pm
  • (This is a carryover from the p5p list.) I do not think we should encourage ANY specific licensing terms for CPAN content, except that it should be an open source license of some kind. Bradley Kuhn ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Sep 10, 2000 at 1:28 pm
    Sep 13, 2000 at 4:45 pm
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