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Re: is this free?

Bruce Perens wrote:
> > And in any case, whichever of obliation 2a and 2b you choose to fulfill,
> > it requires notifying AT&T
> This is also in the APSL and IBM licenses. What was considered non-free
> were the ones that required you to send them email on _every_ modification,
> that was judged to be too great a hardship and this was the compromise.

Hm, I didn't realize that. So what if I release a program under one of these
licenses, and am promptly hit and killed by a bus on the way home? You can't
contact me and you haven't before, so arn't you now prohibited from
modifying the software? That doesn't sound very free.

see shy jo

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