rlm_sqlippool IPR (was: Automatic report from sources (radiusd) between 13.09.2005 - 14.09.2005 GMT)

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Thu Sep 15 21:12:42 CEST 2005

Frank Cusack <fcusack at fcusack.com> wrote:
> You can't know for sure how Globe.Net intended to license the software,
> especially given their demonstrated naïvete made clear by their failure
> to specify license terms in their source.

  They requested that the code be submitted to a project that they
knew was licensed under the GPL.

>  If they decide they didn't know inclusion meant GPL (or change
> their mind down the road and claim ignorance), you can be sure the
> legal battle will be hell.

  I don't think so.  But that's my $0.02.

> You really must have explicit license terms in order to include sql_ippool
> (or any contrib software).

  For one-line patches?

  If that was a serious worry, then nearly every GPL'd project would
be vulnerable to the same issues.

  I'm not worried about it too much.

  Alan DeKok.

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