RE: Is new license of libjcode-perl DFSG-free?
On 09-Dec-1999 Masayuki Hatta wrote:
> Now I'm talking with the author of jcode.pl(libjcode-perl, currently in
> non-free) about changing its license. Recently he gave me the draft of new
> license for it. It goes like:
> ;# Use and redistribution for ANY PURPOSE are granted as long as all
> ;# copyright notices are retained. Redistribution with functional
> ;# modification is allowed provided that you demonstrate your
> ;# modification and make your modified version distinguishable from
> ;# the original one. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR ``AS
> ;# IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE DISCLAIMED.
> Is this DFSG-free? I think he is pretty cooperative, so there may be
> a chance to change it.
what does 'functional modification' mean?