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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 <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>
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 <taru@sunicom.co.jp> writes:

> At 29 Jan 1999 08:48:54 -0500,
> Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> 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 <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre

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