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?
Yes, if a modifying the package isn't allowed, then it cannot go
into the main archive, and has to go into non-free, even if you're
allowed to make money distributing it.
Non-free it is
joost witteveen, email@example.com
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