Re: Interbase Licence
I've got an answer about license of documentation after a
question in a Interbase-Newsgroup. Just in case someone is
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 09:42:36 +0100
From: Paul Beach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Claudio Valderrama C. <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: License of documentation
Although the code has been open sourced, along with the binaries, the
documentation has not been open-sourced and is till under Inprise's
The documentation you have got, is actually beta documentation, and although
work has been done to create final doc's these are not available yet. If you
want the rights to distribute these docs with a debian release of InterBase
you will have to contact Inprise Legal.....
Cal +1 831 431 1000, and ask for Inprise Legal.
Vice President Sales & Marketing
InterBase Software Corporation
Tel US: 831 431 1097
Tel UK: +44 (0) 1844 354465
Mobile: +44 (0) 7887 890375
----- Original Message -----
From: Claudio Valderrama C. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Paul Beach <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2000 6:22 AM
Subject: Fw: License of documentation
> Andreas Tille message
> > Hello,
> > I've got the ib-6.0 docs from
> > ftp://ftp2.interbase.com/pub/products/beta6.0/ib_b60_doc.zip
> > I'm in the process of bundling ib-6.0 for Debian. Therefore I need
> > a clear license for the documentation I've found there. Unfortunately
> > the archives doesn't contain any license statement. Is it also under
> > IPL?
> > Moreover I have to ask the author whether Debian is allowed to ship
> > its product. To whom I have to target this question?
> > Kind regards
> > Andreas.