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Re: ITP: openwatcom -- C/C++ compiler and IDE that produce efficient, portable code

On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 01:10:34AM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl> wrote:
> > the moment you use openwatcom to compile any work-related piece of
> > software (thus not "Personal Use"), you need to make the source of
> > openwatcom publicly available for 12 months.
> What? 
> "You must make Source Code of all Your Deployed Modifications publicly
> available under the terms of this License, including the license grants
> set forth in Section 3 below, for as long as you Deploy the Covered Code
> or twelve (12) months from the date of initial Deployment, whichever is
> longer."
> That is, if you modify openwatcom and distribute that modified version
> (even internally), you must provide the source code to the modified
> version to the public. Some people may find that objectionable, but it
> doesn't appear to mean what you claim.

# 1.4 "Deploy" means to use, sublicense or distribute Covered Code
# other than for Your internal research and development (R&D) and/or
# Personal Use, and includes without limitation, any and all internal
# use or distribution of Covered Code within Your business or
# organization except for R&D use and/or Personal Use, as well as
# direct or indirect sublicensing or distribution of Covered Code by
# You to any third party in any form or manner.

"use", like, for example, compile a piece of software.  You don't
need to distribute openwatcom to anyone to fall within this clause.

1KB		// Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor:
		//	Never attribute to stupidity what can be
		//	adequately explained by malice.

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