OpenPBS license revisited
in July 2001, there was a thread about the DFSG-ness of the OpenPBS
license. Clauses 1 and 2 are clearly non-free, but they expired at
the end of 2001. Most of the discussion was about clause 5, but I was
not able to get a clear consensus about this from the archive.
Could somebody please review the license again and state whether it is
DFSG-free or not?
Further, I've heard that the copyright holder is pondering changing the
license, so I'd be interested in a minimal diff to get it DFSG-free to
present to them, in case debian-legal decrees it to be non-free (I'll
advise them to switch to a common DFSG-free, too, of course).
I'm not subscribed to this list, but I'll check the web archives. Feel
free to CC me.
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