Re: lprng license
David Starner quotes:
> LPRng is distributed under the GNU software license for
> non-commercial use, the Artistic License for limited com=AD
> mercial use. Commerical support and licensing is avail=AD
> able through Patrick Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
> What's so strange? How I understand it is that you can use it under the
> GPL or Artistic License. If you need support or want to include it in a
> program without following the Artistic or GPL, then email him and he'll
> hook you up - probably for a hefty fee. Still, completely DFSG-free.
He is letting us chose one of three licenses: The GPL modified to forbid
commercial use, the Artistic modified to forbid all but "limited"
commmercial use, and a privately negotiated custom license. Very non-free.
I suspect that he labors under the delusion that the GPL intrinsicly
forbids commercial use. He is quite wrong. It does not apply to use at
email@example.com (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill