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Re: lprng license

David Starner quotes:
> LPRng  is  distributed  under the GNU software license for
> non-commercial use, the Artistic License for limited  com=AD
> mercial  use.   Commerical support and licensing is avail=AD
> able through Patrick Powell <papowell@sdsu.edu>.

And writes:
> What's so strange? How I understand it is that you can use it under the
> GPL or Artistic License. If you need support or want to include it in a
> program without following the Artistic or GPL, then email him and he'll
> hook you up - probably for a hefty fee. Still, completely DFSG-free.

He is letting us chose one of three licenses:  The GPL modified to forbid
commercial use, the Artistic modified to forbid all but "limited"
commmercial use, and a privately negotiated custom license.  Very non-free.

I suspect that he labors under the delusion that the GPL intrinsicly
forbids commercial use.  He is quite wrong.  It does not apply to use at
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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