On Sat, 27 Oct 2001, James Cameron wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 11:27:35AM -0400, Dave Ahn wrote:
> > James, perhaps it's time to revisit this licensing issue and either
> > rerelease netrek under an existing OSS license or create our own.
> I agree, and I prefer rereleasing under an existing OSS license, but I
> have no idea how this is done.  Is it simply a matter of sticking the
> GPL on it and thus violating the 'without fee' clause of the old 
> license?
> I suspect I am not qualified to make this judgement.  I'll need some
> opinions.

Everything I have read about this indicates that you need the permission of
ALL the copyright holders in order to distribute their work under a different

Of course that will never happen with netrek.  I doubt anyone even knows who
all the copyright holders are!  This is why orginizations like the FSF require
that all contrbutors sign over their copyright to the FSF.