ACL on Linux (Re: Testing the waters. )

Mike McDonald
Mon, 12 May 1997 13:17:10 -0700

>From: "Vassili Bykov" <>
>To: "Kelly Murray" <>
>Subject: Re: ACL on Linux (Re: Testing the waters. )
>Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 15:42:29 -0400
>> From: Kelly Murray <kem@Franz.COM>
>> To: Pierpaolo Bernardi <bernardp@CLI.DI.Unipi.IT>
>> Cc:
>> Subject: ACL on Linux (Re: Testing the waters. )
>> Date: Monday, May 12, 1997 3:23 PM
>> > BTW, can you update us on the ACL/Linux license status?  The present
>> > license for ACL/Linux expires on 30 Dec 1997.  Has Franz decided what
>> > will happen after that?
>> What does this mean?  I've not heard of this before. 
>> You mean the system will cease to boot on Jan 1, 1998?
>Here is what the license says:
>9.  TERMINATION.  The license granted hereunder is effective until
>terminated or until Jan. 1, 1998, whichever comes first.  You may terminate
>it at any time by destroying the Software.  This license will terminate
>automatically if you fail to comply with the limitations described above.
>On termination, you must destroy all copies of the Software.  The
>termination of your license will not result in the termination of the
>licenses of any distributees who have received rights to the Software
>through you so long as they are in compliance with the provisions of this

  This seems to imply that the termination only applies to those of us
who got their CD directly from Franz. Sounds like we need to have a
big CD swap at Christmas so that we all are "distributees".

  Mike McDonald