in a mail exchange with one of my applicants, he asked me about the
license of libcompface. Basically, from libcompface's readme, it's
| Compface - 48x48x1 image compression and decompression
| Copyright (c) James Ashton 1990.
| Written 89/11/11
| Feel free to distribute this source at will so long as the above
| message and this message are included in full.
This is extendend by a message from the author to read:
| I don't mind modified versions being distributed. Please included
| the original copyright notices as specified and also prominently
| note, if it is a modified version, the nature and author(s) of the
So, you are allowed to distribute modified and unmodified forms of
libcompface's source. Note it doesn't mention binary forms.
Furthermore, libcompface's source carry this:
| * Compface - 48x48x1 image compression.
| * Copyright (c) James Ashton - Sydney University - June 1990.
| * Written 11th November 1889.
| * Permission is given to distribute these sources, as long as the
| * copyright messages are not removed, and no monies are exchanged.
| * No responsibility is taken for any errors on inaccuracies inherent
| * either to the comments or the code of this program, but if reported
| * to me, then an attempt will be made to fix them.
Does the "no monies" part mean "you can't charge money for the act of