Re: academic software without licence
On Monday 03 February 2003 20:13, you wrote:
> On Monday 03 February 2003 07:46 pm, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > On Monday 03 February 2003 11:35, Antoine Mathys wrote:
> > > - The program is provided "as is." There is no warranty.
> > > - may be used without restriction
> > > - available to everyone, with no restrictions (and of course no
> > > warranty)
> > "may be used without restriction" does not give you the right to
> > distribute
> > modify. Use clauses only govern actual use.
> But "available to everyone, with no restrictions" does give you distribute
> and modify, since non-modification is clearly a restriction.
"available" gives you the right to have it, not the right to give it to
> Of course, this is a paraphrase, not the actual wording, so, yes, it would
> probably depend on the details.
definately. I would like to see a few of these licenses before getting into
any serious debate.