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Re: Advice on licensing terms

Rafael Laboissiere wrote:

> I am considering to package for Debian a library whose licensing conditions
> are the following:
>     This software is free for non-commercial use. 

Implying it isn't for commercial use. It's not DFSG compliant.

>                                                   It may be copied,
>     modified, and redistributed provided that the copyright notices which
>     appear within the library source files are preserved on all copies. The
>     intellectual property rights of the algorithms used reside with the
>     University of Manchester Advanced Interfaces Group.
>     You may not use this software, in whole or in part, in support of any
>     commercial product without the express consent of the author.

This is even more restraining.  It's not DFSG compliant.


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