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Re: Swiss Ephemeris Public License

Scripsit Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com>
> On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Henning Makholm wrote:

> > Clause 6 is non-free according to the DFSG because of the phrase you
> > cite; it prohibits distribution for profit.

> I read that clause slightly differently... the 'without any charge
> beyond the costs of data transfer' seems only to apply to the source
> code of a modified (or unmodified) machine executable that is
> distributed, not the machine executable itself.

You are right. I did not read carefully enough.

> If my reading is reasonable, it is no different than GPL's 3b:

I agreee.

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