License conflict for VM screensaver (kdeartwork)

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Fri Oct 15 10:28:24 BST 2004

On Friday 15 October 2004 04:22, Ben Burton wrote:
> Hi,
> (CCing debian-legal since they know better than I do.  The problem here
> is a potential conflict between GPL and BSD-with-advertising-clause; see
> for my
> original post.  The question now is whether the advertising clause can
> be assumed to be rescinded.  Any comment would be welcome.)

"Effective immediately, licensees and distributors are no longer required to
include the acknowledgement within advertising materials.  Accordingly, the
foregoing paragraph of those BSD Unix files containing it is hereby deleted
in its entirety."

So the mentioned paragraph in vm_random.c should be considered struck as per 
July 22, 1999

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