Re: [prePROPOSAL] DFSG (draft 7)
On Fri, Feb 19, 1999 at 02:20:24AM -0600, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> On Feb 19, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > > 2.5. Distribution
> > > -----------------
> > >
> > > Anyone must be able to give away or sell copies of
> > > the software and sources without paying a fee or
> > > royalty. However, nobody can be required to distribute the
> > > software. This includes modified or derived work.
> > this possibly conflicts with the GPL. the GPL requires you to
> > distribute/make available the source code for X years if you have
> > ever distributed a binary.
> How about "nobody can be required to distribute the software, except
> to comply with any provision of the license pertaining to the
> availability of source code".
ummm. that sounds a bit like "the license may not [require something]
unless the license [requires something]"...
...which seems pointless. or confused. or something :)