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Re: The APSL and Export Controls

According to Jonathan P Tomer:
> > > it is non free because it requires those who wish to distribute
> > > modified code to perform a service for a particular entity, apple.
> > 
> > So does the BSD advertising clause.
> subtle difference: the bsd advertising clause (which few people like
> anyway) only requires a service for -advertisement-. you can
> distribute the software as much as you want without doing anything
> for the author.

The principle is the same: My future actions involving the code are
encumbered by obligations to the licensor(s).

Is it 'Open Source'?  The OSD says it is.
Is it 'free'?  Depends on who you ask.
Chip Salzenberg      - a.k.a. -      <chip@perlsupport.com>
      "When do you work?"   "Whenever I'm not busy."

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