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Re: license query

On Mon, Jan 25, 1999 at 09:54:12PM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt quotes:
>  * Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and   *
>  * its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby         *
>  * granted,...
> > I think the only problem is that it's not clear if the program can
> > be distributed as part of collection which IS charged for...
> Perhaps they meant that you need not pay a fee to them, but I can easily
> read it as "you may not charge a fee".

That's a possibility too. I assumed the latter, but the former is valid.

> > I'll have to check that we can distribute modified versions too.
> It does say "use, copy, modify, and distribute".  Since the unrestricted
> right to copy includes the right to make partial copies, that should
> suffice.

So you think it may be just fine as-is?

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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