Re: Free CD's to authors
email@example.com (Andrew Howell) said:
> > Which would seem to contradict their copyright statements.
> No, not everyone uses the GPL.
> This program is copyrighted (c) 1995 by Holger Schemel.
> It is freely distributable as long as no profit is made with it
> and as long as the package is left complete and unmodified.
> Holger wrote one of the games i've packaged, mirror magic and a boulderdash
> clone, rocks 'n diamonds which I'll probably package soon.
As I understand our distribution policies, programs with such
restrictive copyrights should placed in non-free, not in the main
distribution. They'd probably not be picked up on CDROM distributions.