xinetd as a inetd replacement

Micah Cowan micahcowan at
Mon Jun 25 19:45:43 BST 2007

Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> Kjeldgaard Morten <mok at> writes:
>> I am puzzled. Xinetd is listed on the FSF directory page (http:// 
>> with explicit  
>> information that the license is a "3-clause-BSD-style license" which  
>> is said to be compatible with GPL.
> Sorry, you're wrong here. Please read the GPL.

3-clause is GPL-compatible, as the link on the xinetd info page given
above clearly states. The point of contention with the 4-clause was the
requirements wrt advertising; this doesn't apply to 3-clause.

Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...

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