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Re: Darwin Streaming Server

On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 10:04:46PM -0700, Colin Mattson wrote:
> definition rules that you must be able to keep modifications private, the
> Debian Free Software Guidelines have no such provision in their current
> incarnation.

I have to take that back... http://www.opensource.apple.com/apsl/
has the full text of the license.  Section 1.4 is somewhat troublesome when
combined with sections 2.1 and 2.2 (specifically 2.2(c)).
For "personal use," (as well as research and development) you are free to keep
your changes private.  However, as soon as you become an organizational
entity not only doing R&D on the product, you must distribute your source
code in full.

Thus, the APSL distinguishes (and discriminates) between corporations and
single users, thus violating the Debian Free Software Guidelines provision
for non-discriminatory licensing.

In that case, it would indeed be classified non-free.

Colin Mattson

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