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Re: Aspell-en license Once again.

On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Brian Nelson wrote:

> However, this "license" contains the same questionable clause as the
> aspell-en license:
>   Therefore, it is safe to assume that the wordlists in this package
>   can also be freely copied, distributed, modified, and used for
>   personal, educational, and research purposes.  (Use of these files in
>   commercial products may require written permission from DEC and/or
>   the authors of the original lists.)

This is not a statement of rights.  It is merely an assessment of how the 
DEC word list author views the situation.  He assigns no additional 
copyright to his work.

RMS has looked over the copyright of SCOWL and given me the all clear for 
use in the FSF project.


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