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Re: Darwin Streaming Server

I'm confused.

We have

case a) you don't have to redistribute your changes
this is considered DFSG free

case b) you have to always redistribute your changes
this is considered DFSG free

so a license that is DFSG free to everybody, just different amounts of
DFSG free to different people is considered non-free?

that doesn't make sense

On Wed, 2001-10-31 at 00:20, Colin Mattson wrote:
> 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
> colol@ionet.net
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