Re: license for iozone
Jeff Teunissen wrote:
> bug1 wrote:
> > I had further corespondence with the author of iozone, trying to get a
> > more defined explinationg of the license restrictions for his program, i
> > got the following response.
> > > The following is the only license that Iozone contains:
> > >
> > > "License to freely use and distribute this software is hereby granted
> > > by the author, subject to the condition that this copyright notice remains
> > > intact.
> > > The author retains the exclusive right to publish derivative works based on
> > > this
> > > work, including, but not limited to, revised versions of this work."
> > This sounds like its DFSG complient to me, if nobody disagrees ill go
> > ahead and make a package with the above quotation as the stated license.
> "Only I am allowed to make derivative works" is DFSG-free to you? This is
> barely enough for non-free, and I'm not even sure about that.
hmmm, i see what you mean... i didnt take notice of "exclusive".. thats
the damaging word isnt it.
Sorry to waste your time