Re: ng-spice legal-license advice
I see, the thing is that ngspice is actually reporting a BSD license on
its web site :
inside thae package however it has alot of different original packages
... like the original Berkley liense (which ceased to maintain
publicly in the eighties or early nineties), a different license for
xspice (also part of the build) and one of the continuations of ng-spice
... people say that ng-spice may even turn into tclspice
so which of these licenses are the one to choose ? or are all of them
It is still possible to package for contrib ... right ?
> Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 11:16:39PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 02:42:48PM +1100, Matt Flax wrote:
> > This person says that license issues stop the inclusion of this package
> > with debian ... from the ng spice source ball I find the following
> > licenses - many licenses as it is the combination of decades of
> > different distrubutions and contributions to spice :
> > File "COPYING"
> > Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> > documentation for educational, research and non-profit purposes,
> > without fee, and without a written agreement is hereby granted,
> > This is very free.
> Er, no it's not. It's permission to do these things only for educational,
> research and non-profit purposes. Debian requires these things be allowed
> for any purpose.
> Glenn Maynard
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