Re: License considerations
On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 07:06:07PM +0100, Manuel Menal wrote:
> pk> Anyone may copy or redistribute these programs, provided that:
> pk> 1: You don't charge anything for the copy. It is permissable to
> pk> charge a nominal fee for media, etc.
> I'm not sure, but I think this doesn't respect the Free Distribution
> point, the first in DFSG. It's said that [ the license] "may not restrict
> any party from selling or giving away the software". Here, you
> can't sell it, so it's not DFSG-compliant. IMHO.
I don't think we have a problem with that.
What's odd is the requirement that the distribution include
the source. I presume that means that the source must be
included in the binary .deb file. How significant that is
depends on how big the sources are.