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Re: License

Scripsit Daniel Bonniot <Daniel.Bonniot@inria.fr>

> --  Disclaimer:
> --
> --  Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> --  documentation for educational, research, and not-for-profit purposes,
> --  without fee and without a signed licensing agreement, is hereby granted,

(Strange to put the license under a "Disclaimer:" heading...)

> So the software is clearly not DSFG compliant, but distribution is 
> authorized not-for-profit. Could it go in non-free?

I believe so. (But it might be more constructive to try to convince
the author that their goals are furthered just as well by a free
copyleft license).

> Would there be something mandatory to do, like displaying the license, 
> asking the user if he accepts it, ...?

No. Users are supposed to use non-free software at their own peril and
check licenses accordinaly.

Henning Makholm                         "This imposes the restriction on any
                                  procedure statement that the kind and type
                             of each actual parameter be compatible with the
                       kind and type of the corresponding formal parameter."

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