Re: Would this comply with DFSG?
Henning Makholm writes:
> Now, would a wording such as the following be seen as complying with
> the 'derived works' portions of the DFSG?
| - You may modify [the program] and use the modified form within
| your own organisation.
| - You may distribute a version of [the program] that you have
| modified [...] provided additionally
| a) that neither the accompanying documentaion nor
| the output of the modified program can reasonably
| be misread to the effect that the modified program
| is the original [...]
| b) that the accompanying documentation clearly
| acknowledges the modified program's ancestry
| from code developed at [our project]
| c) that you include information as to where the original
| version can be obtained.
| d) that you share your modifications with [the program's]
| user community by
| i - allowing [us] to incorporate your modification or
| parts of it in future releases of [the program], in
| return for giving you proper credit.
| ii - making an honest attempt at communicating your
| modifications to [us], e.g., by sending them by
| email [...] You may distribute your modified
| version even if you have not got a response yet,
| or even if you have been forced to give up trying
| to contact us. But you have to at least have *tried*.
email@example.com (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill