Re: Intent to package gbdk.
There have been several packages allowed into main with
a license like this. Some people don't like it however. Perl's
license is even slightly more restricive. Except that now it
can be licensed under the GPL as well.
From: John Lapeyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 29 Jan 1999 12:44:51 -0700
In-Reply-To: Masato Taruishi's message of "Sat, 30 Jan 1999 00:21:22 +0900"
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Masato Taruishi <email@example.com> writes:
> At 29 Jan 1999 08:48:54 -0500,
> Ben Pfaff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any
> > purpose, subject to the provisions described below, without fee is
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^
> > That doesn't make it non-free. It's in the standard BSD license. It
> > means you don't have to pay the author, not that you can't charge a fee.
> That is the wrong quotation to show this is non-free (^^;
> GBDK is free for non-commercial use:
> lcc is available free for your personal research and instructional use
> under the `fair use' provisions of the copyright law. You may, however,
> redistribute lcc in whole or in part provided you acknowledge its
> source and include this CPYRIGHT file. You may, for example, include
> the distribution in a CDROM of free software, provided you charge only
> for the media, or mirror the distribution files at your site.
John Lapeyre <email@example.com>