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Bug 452342

Summary: net-analyzer/netcat: LICENSE should be "netcat"
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Ulrich Müller <ulm>
Component: New packagesAssignee: SpanKY <vapier>
Severity: normal CC: licenses, netmon
Priority: Normal Keywords: QAcanfix
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 436214    

Description Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2013-01-15 14:51:26 UTC

Netcat is entirely my own creation, although plenty of other code was
used as examples. It is freely given away to the Internet community in
the hope that it will be useful, with no restrictions except giving
credit where it is due. No GPLs, Berkeley copyrights or any of that
nonsense. The author assumes NO responsibility for how anyone uses it.
If netcat makes you rich somehow and you're feeling generous, mail me
a check. If you are affiliated in any way with Microsoft Network, get
a life. Always ski in control. Comments, questions, and patches to

and netcat.blurb:

Netcat and the associated package is a product of Avian Research, and
is freely available in full source form with no restrictions save an
obligation to give credit where due.

I suggest that we add the sentence from netcat.blurb as a new "netcat" license file. We can add it to the MISC-FREE license group (although I'm not completely happy with it).
Comment 1 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2013-01-19 11:16:20 UTC