archiv~1: Re: SETI@Home code (was: Log On And Become The First Earthling To Hear From E.T.)

Re: SETI@Home code (was: Log On And Become The First Earthling To Hear From E.T.)

David Ocame ( davidocame@worldnet.att.net )
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 07:32:46 -0500

David Woolley wrote:
>
> > (although, as a volunteer programmer for SETI@Home, "old news" to me),
>
> Do you know the IPR status of the code? Their page initially said that
> it was GPLed, but also asked for people not to re-distribute it, which
> are contradictory positions. I wrote to them, but never received a
> reply (second time this has happened) about this and all links to
> the code disappeared within less than a week.
>
> I downloaded it, but don't want to look at it until the IPR status has
> been clarified, by which time it is likely to be rather out of date.
>
> IPR = Intellectual Propery Rights.
Same problem here:-)