Re: Free Pine?
On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 11:57:50AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > I've an outstanding, unanswered question which I've sent to UW in a
> > related context (IMAPD): what specific clause of the copyright is being
> > violated, when modified versions are distributed.
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 02:46:40PM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > Their position was that the words "permission to copy, distribute and
> > modify" do not grant permission to distribute a modified version. In
> > other words, they say you can distribute the software, and you can
> > modify the software, but you can't modify it and then distribute the
> > result.
> I don't see anything in that language which indicates that special
> permission is required to modify and distribute the software.
I believe DFSG/OSD say that the license must *explicitly* allow distribution
of modified binaries.
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