Re: Is the OPL DFSG-ok?
On Mon, Mar 08, 1999 at 07:22:49PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > You may not charge a fee for the sole service of
> > providing access to and/or use of the OC via a network (e.g. the
> > Internet), whether it be via the world wide web, FTP, or any other
> > method.
> This is non-free.
> The clause was probably put there because the authors donot like the
> idea of someone "making a profit" from their work. However, as long as
> *someone* (e.g., the authors) makes the program available for free
> download it is highly unlikely that *anyone* would be able to make
> a profit from selling download rights.
What do you guys at opencontent.org think about this? Also, someone raised
the question if this license was run thru a lawyer, it seems like it