Re: PDFlib license clarification request
It hasn't substantially changed since Aladdin's PS reader was put into
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Ardo van Rangelrooij wrote:
>I'm ITP'ing PDFlib which has an "Aladdin Free Public License". The
>full text is available from
>which in short and non-legal terms comes down to
> - you may develop free software with PDFlib, provided you make all of your
> own source code publicly available
> - you may develop software for your own use with PDFlib as long as you don't
> sell it
> - you may redistribute PDFlib non-commercially
> - you may redistribute PDFlib on digital media for a fee if the complete
> contents of the media are freely redistributable.
>I'm not so sure about the last two items. They smell like non-free to me.
>I also intend to package the Perl module PDFlib (Debian poackage will be
>called 'libpdflib-perl') which has the same license as Perl itself. This
>one has to go in contrib if PDFlib goes in non-free.
>The module Apache::AxKit::Language::AxPoint of the AxKit package and Perl
>module XML::Handler::AxPoint are dependent on that Perl module. Am I right
>in thinking these latter two also have to go in contrib then?
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