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Re: Bug#389598: ITP: xpbiff -- animated mail monitor on X with popup notification

James Vega <jamessan@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 07:29:05PM +0200, Gernot Salzer wrote:
>> Copyright:
>>  * xpbiff - popup biff for X
>>  *
>>  * Author: Kazuhiko Shutoh, 1993
>>  *
>>  * Permission to use, copy, modify and distribute without charge this 
>> software,
> Doesn't the 'without charge' bit violate DFSG #1?

If it is meant as it is written, yes.  Often sentences like this can
also be read as "Permission, without charge, to use, copy, ...".  But in
this particular case the "without charge" seems to be quite clearly
associated with "distribute".

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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