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Re: Aspell-en license Once again.

On 4 Nov 2002, Henning Makholm wrote:

> Scripsit Brian Nelson <nelson@bignachos.com>
> > 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.)
> Now there's a real problem.

Um no.  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.


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