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Re: Linux positioning statement for use in press inquiries (fwd)

On Thu, 4 Feb 1999, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > >From the AlphaWorks license:
> > 
> >    IBM grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to download the
> >    Software and use it only for your personal, non-commercial and lawful
> >    end use. Implied licenses are negated.
> > 
> >    You may copy the Software for backup only. You may not: 1) merge,
> >    distribute (for free or for sale) or sublicense the Software; 2) reverse
> >    assemble, reverse compile, or otherwise translate the Software.
> "You may not distribute this."  This is supposed to be Open Source<tm>? 
> It sure isn't DFSG free.

However, that's not the only license which Jikes and Secure Mailer are
distributed under.

They are also distributed another another license, which is now very
nearly free (thanks to positive feedback from us), but still,
unfortunately, has an irritating clause about termination (no, not the 90
day one).  Check the -legal archives, if you're interested.

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