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Re: XZX Copyright



In article <87bu3ehwza.fsf@slip-102-3.ots.utexas.edu> you write:
>Juan Cespedes <cespedes@etsit.upm.es> writes:
>
>>  * warranty. THE CODE MAY NOT BE MODIFIED OR REUSED WITHOUT PERMISSION!
>> 
>> 	Note the last line: "THE CODE MAY NOT BE MODIFIED".  Does this
>> mean I cannot distribute a compiled (ie, modified) binary?
>
> Very weird.  It looks like he took a standard copyright and added that
> last line in.  The first part of the copyright gives permission to
> anyone, so perhaps that last sentence is meaningless.
>
> Why don't you contact him and ask him to just remove that last
> sentence, or explicitly say that he gives everyone permission (not
> just Debian).

When I was looking at packaging xzx, I wasn't sure about the copyright
on the Spectrum ROMs that are needed for it to work. Is their
redistribution restricted in any way?

(S)
-- 
		     Owen `Stribethssonsson' Dunn
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~owend/      <owen@greenend.org.uk>
  `For the Millennium Project, the Government should have abolished
                        Oxford.' (Norman Stone)



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