Re: Would you please review this non-free license?
My points of concern are:
This Agreement, dated ________________, is entered into by Mentec
Inc., a Massachusetts Company, located at 55 Technology Drive, Lowell,
MA 01851, U.S.A. (MENTEC), and
_____________________________________________ having a residence at
This makes it clear that the agreement is with a specific customer,
and that it's a contract. That customer would have to be you, the
packager, because Debian does not sign contracts to distribute
It's not enough to say that the customer would be the end user, since
that doesn't give Debian any rights to distribute the software.
7.2 This Agreement imposes personal obligations on CUSTOMER. CUSTOMER
shall not assign any rights under this Agreement not specifically
transferable by its terms without the written consent of MENTEC.
This makes it clear that the license is non-transferable.
I don't see any terms in the Agreement what would allow you to let
Debian redistribute the software. You, the customer, can copy the
software for personal use, but you don't seem to be allowed to
delegate this right to others.