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Re: Mgetty should be in non-free?

On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Edward John M. Brocklesby wrote:

> The mgetty.texi file says thus:
> --cut--
> If the program works for you, and you want to honour my efforts, you are
> invited to donate as much as you want@dots{}
> What I mean above with ``as long as you don't make profit directly out of
> selling @code{mgetty}'' is: it is perfectly OK if you get paid for
> @code{mgetty} support, or if you distribute @code{mgetty} among other
> goodies on a CD-ROM collection or whatever, but if you sell @code{mgetty}
> bundled with a faxmodem as ``unix fax package'' or ``with unix software!'',
> or if you start selling @code{mgetty} with only minor enhancements for lots
> of money, I want a share. If in doubt, just ask me.
> --cut--
> I believe this does not meet the DSFG.
> Diolch, Edward

There is no problem with the payment details.  Indeed the artistic and GPL
make the same restriction.  However, this doesn't give permission to
modify.  Does some other file give this permission?


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