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Re: Game for Linux


Would it improve matters if I changed that to "make reasonable efforts to
contact" and clarified the point about distributions?



On Fri, 12 Mar 1999, Joey Hess wrote:
> What if, 10 years from now, I want to put Terroid in JoeyLinux and sell it,
> and the Michael's have vanished and cannot be contacted. The license would
> prevent me from selling it then. Hence I'd say this is non-free in general.
> 6. The authors Michael Thayer and Michael Haar are to be informed, 
>    preferable by electronic mail, when this software is distributed 
>    commercially.  A single notification is required for any given    
>    distribution, and explicit copies of that distribution (e.g. for all
>    resellers of a given Linux distribution).  
> Also, I think it's unclear what it means by "distribution". Is debian 2.2 a
> different distribution than debian 2.3? If so, I'd have to write Michael
> again when 2.3 came out.

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