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Re: Copyright question

On 31 May 1997, John Goerzen wrote:

> A program I am packaging has a copying policy as follows:
>   Only NON-COMMERCIAL distribution allowed.

This puts the package into non-free. However...

> Redistribution of
>   modified versions by other people than myself is not allowed.

We need at least the possibility to distribute a modified binary version
of the package. If this isn't allowed by that sentence, than the package
can't be included in the archive at all. Or do I miss something?

>   However, commercial use is no problem as long as the software
>   is NOT being commercially distributed.
>   Please send your contributions, bugreports, hints etc. to the
>   author. Thanks !
> Should this go in contrib or non-free?



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