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. Redistribution of
> modified versions by other people than myself is not allowed.
> 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?
My own thoughts about the subject:
Q) Is "deb" packaging a modification? (philosophical doubt)
Then Package should go in non-free ("only non-commercial distribution
allowed" ==> "non-free section", Debian Policy Manual v188.8.131.52).
Then Program can't be distributed as a Debian package.
Enrique Zanardi email@example.com
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental
Univ. de La Laguna
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