Re: SSH v2 License --- much less free than v1
>>>>> "David" == David Welton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
David> "Use by individuals and non-profit organizations is always
David> allowed. Companies are permitted to use this program as
David> long as it is not used for revenue-generating purposes. For
David> example, an Internet service provider is allowed to install
David> this program on their systems and permit clients to use SSH
David> to connect; however, actively distributing SSH to clients
David> for the purpose of providing added value requires separate
David> licensing. Similarly, a consultant may freely install this
David> software on a client's machine for his own use, but if
David> he/she sells the client a system that uses SSH as a
David> component, a separate license is required. If a company
David> includes this program or a derivative work thereof, as part
David> of its product, commercial licensing is required."
This is a *lot* less restrictive than the new licence, which basicly
says if money's involved you need to arrange a commercial licence.
This at least allows me personal use within my workplace.
David> Time for a free ssh.. this is a big thorn in our side:-/
Absolutely! At least under the v1 licence we can build a free ssh.
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