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Re: Question about the Vovida licence

On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 12:04:04PM +0100, J?r?me Marant wrote:
> When looking at the opensource.org page, I discovered that the Vovida
> Licence (http://www.vovida.org/licence.html) is considered as
> OSD compliant.
> However, the fourth clause tells that
> "4. Products derived from this software may not be called "VOCAL", nor
>     may "VOCAL" appear in their name, without prior written
>     permission."
> Is this compatible with the third clause of the DFSG ? It looks like a
> restriction on the distribution.

The DFSG yes.  The GPL, no.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                Free software developer

<elmo> unclean: err, the admin team do not control the archive, that's the
       ftp cabal
<elmo> get your cabals right, damn it :-P

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