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Re: Is this license permittable into debian 'main'

Scripsit Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

> However, clause 6 says it only takes effect "when distributed", which is
> kind of confusing. You need to be distributing it, but not to the
> general public. Do NDAs and things like internal use count as
> distribution at all?

It's not hard to come up with a scenario that involves distribution as
well as NDAs. For example, a business may hire an external consultant
to create a version of the program that understands the data format that
the business uses for its customer statistics. The business considers
their method of doing statistics a trade secret, so the make the
consultant sign an NDA. When the consultant is finished, he
*distributes* the finished application to his customer.

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