Re: apache non-free?
Jean-Christophe Dubacq <Jean-Christophe.Dubacq@lri.fr> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 02:29:09PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Jean-Christophe Dubacq <Jean-Christophe.Dubacq@lri.fr> writes:
> > > In TeX and LaTeX, programs are allowed to be modified, but must change
> > > their names. This is considered free. The situation with Apache is
> > > different: the word 'Apache' may not be used at all in the name of the
> > > derivative. But I might have misunderstood some point.
> > Um, isn't that exactly the same requirement?
> If I understood correctly (#include <quickmailnocheck.h>), no. Apache
> may not be used at all in the derivative name. Whereas you could modify
> your version of TeX and call it myTeX, or debian-TeX.
Yeah, but that's not so important. You can still accurately report
"this is a modified version of Apache".