Re: Is this license OK for main?
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 07:46:10PM +0000, W. Borgert wrote:
> I think so, but I like to read, if anyone has objections:
> Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of
> this software provided the copyright notice and this permission
> notice are preserved on all copies.
> Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions
> of this software under the conditions for verbatim copying,
> provided that the entire resulting derived work is distributed
> under the terms of a permission notice identical to this one.
> Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of
> this software into another language, under the above conditions
> for modified versions, except that this permission notice may be
> stated in a translation approved by the author.
> The last sentence may be a problem?
Why? For all practical purposes, you ignore the last sentence. All it
says is the (legally meaningless) statement that if you ask him, he may
allow you to distribute the software under a different license, that is
roughly equivelent to this one above, but in a different language. Since
the English license will do fine for Debian, we don't need to worry about
Oh, and this should have gone to debian-legal.
David Starner - email@example.com
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