Re: Swiss Ephemeris Public License
Don Armstrong <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
>> If you do not meet the requirements in the SEPL, for example if
>> - you develop and distribute software which is sold for a fee higher than a
>> reasonable copy charge
>> - or/and you develop and distribute software which is not published under an
>> Open Source or equivalent license
>> you must purchase the Swiss Ephemeris Professional Edition under the Swiss
>> Ephemeris Professional License.
> These clarifications are a bit troubling (and from my reading don't
> extend from the license.) The licenses restriction of #1 only applies
> to the source code of SE, not all of the compiled and source programs
> distributed by a company as alluded to by #1. I'm not quite sure if
> they intend for the license to actually mean #1, or if they just
> weren't clear.
> #2 has the same problem of seeming to apply to all works distributed
> by a person or entity, which isn't something delinated in the license.
> [Eg, if you distribute any software which isn't under an OS license
> (say you provide software under contract to someone) you need a
> Professional License.]
Those are in what's essentially the "How to use this license" section,
directed at those thinking of distributing their own independently
developed software under the SEPL.
I haven't looked closely at the data-transfer part.