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authorobrien <>1999-09-05 21:33:47 +0000
committerobrien <>1999-09-05 21:33:47 +0000
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Update to add the July 22, 1999 addendum.
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@@ -63,3 +63,35 @@ 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 Regents of the University
of California.
+NOTE: The copyright of UC Berkeley's Berkeley Software Distribution ("BSD")
+source has been updated. The copyright addendum may be found at
+ and is
+included below.
+July 22, 1999
+To All Licensees, Distributors of Any Version of BSD:
+As you know, certain of the Berkeley Software Distribution ("BSD") source
+code files require that further distributions of products containing all or
+portions of the software, acknowledge within their advertising materials
+that such products contain software developed by UC Berkeley and its
+Specifically, the provision reads:
+" * 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
+ * must display the following acknowledgement:
+ * This product includes software developed by the University of
+ * California, Berkeley and its contributors."
+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.
+William Hoskins
+Director, Office of Technology Licensing
+University of California, Berkeley
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