Re: ckermit: license advice
On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 01:26:33AM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Ian Beckwith <email@example.com>
> > > (A) The C-Kermit software, in source and/or binary form, may be
> > > included WITHOUT EXPLICIT LICENSE in distributions of OPERATING
> > > SYSTEMS that have OSI (Open Source Initiative, www.opensource.org)
> > > approved licenses, even if non-Open-Source applications (but not
> > > operating systems) are included in the same distribution.
> > Another possible problem is the reference to Open Source Initiative
> > approved licenses.
> Yes, it contaminates other software. DFSG #9.
[Sorry, should have asked this last time]
I assumed that the reference to "even if non-Open-Source applications
(but not operating systems) are included in the same distribution."
would cover this. Is it the operating systems part?
I know what they are gettting at, the wording is so big commercial
unix vendors have to pay. Is there a way to say this while remaining
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