[openbeos] Re: using code form FreeBSD/OpenBSD

  • From: Sikosis <phil@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 06:46:36 +1000

We actually encourage this sort of behaviour :)

There are lots of little command line bin apps in the Pref Team that can benefit
from this.


OBOS Pref Team Leader

Quoting Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> "Jan-Rixt Van Hoye" <janvanhoye@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've a little question to all of you openbeos people. I'm now busy 
> > with 
> > the development of some applications. Many people/developers say 
> > that you may not reinvent the wheel, so I could use code from FreeBSD 
> > or OpenBSD (for usr.bin applications)and adapt it for OpenBeOs.
> > Now is my question: May I use code from FreeBSD or OpenBSD or do I 
> > have to make everything from scratch?
> As long as the original license is retained, you may use code from one 
> of the BSDs or even from GNU, depending on what you do.
> Bye,
>    Axel.

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