Re: teTeX Documentation Licenses (A)
"C.M. Connelly" <email@example.com> writes:
> Copying of part or all of this file is allowed under the following
> conditions only:
> (1) You may freely distribute unchanged copies of the
> file. Please include the documentation when you do so.
> (2) You may modify a renamed copy of the file, but only for
> personal use or use within an organization.
> (3) You may copy fragments from the file, for personal use or
> for distribution, as long as credit is given where credit
> is due.
> You are NOT ALLOWED to take money for the distribution or use of
> this file or modified versions or fragments thereof, except for a
> nominal charge for copying etc.
This license is not free. The last clause (the NOT ALLOWED one) is
not allowed because it establishes a monetary limit on copying fees.
The modification limitation (2) might prohibit even distribution of
If you don't need to patch the file, then it can certainly be in
non-free. If you do need to patch the file, then we need to decide
whether we are violating (2) or not.