Re: Crack license, is it free?
On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 05:19:03AM -0400, Zephaniah E. Hull wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 02:26:50PM +0200, Javier Fern?ndez-Sanguino Pe?a wrote:
> > 1. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of the
> > Standard Version of this Package without restriction, provided that you
> > duplicate all of the original copyright notices and associated
> > disclaimers.
> The give away here may be problematic, however see below:
> > 5. You may charge a reasonable copying fee for any distribution of this
> > Package. You may charge any fee you choose for support of this Package.
> > YOU MAY NOT CHARGE A FEE FOR THIS PACKAGE ITSELF. However, you may
> > distribute this Package in aggregate with other (possibly commercial)
> > programs as part of a larger (possibly commercial) software distribution
> > provided that YOU DO NOT ADVERTISE this package as a product of your
> > own.
> This is decidedly not DFSG free, it can go in non-free but it can't go
> in main.
This is all just straight out of the Artistic License. DFSG 1 only says
that you can't prohibit selling software as a component of a
distribution, not that you can't prohibit charging for the package
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]