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Re: License for the Torque Resource Manager (RFC)

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 05:14:36PM +0100, Roberto Gordo Saez wrote:
> > > | 5. Redistributions in any form must be accompanied by information on how to
> > > |    obtain complete source code for the OpenPBS software and any
> > > |    modifications and/or additions to the OpenPBS software.  The source code
> > > |    must either be included in the distribution or be available for no more
> > > |    than the cost of distribution plus a nominal fee, and all modifications
> > > |    and additions to the Software must be freely redistributable by any party
> > > |    (including Licensor) without restriction.
> > 
> > And it requires a more free license for derivative works than it
> > provides for the original work.  That is non-free.
> This is an interesting point, i haven't noticed it until now. However,
> i don't understand why it is a problem. The NPL has a similar clause and
> it is considered free (but not recommended) by the FSF:
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html
I'm replying to myself. I've read the thread pointed by MJ Ray, with
more information on this subject. I was not aware of such discussion. I
should search for openpbs instead of torque in debian-legal ;-)

Roberto Gordo Saez - Free Software Engineer
Linalco "Especialistas en Linux y Software Libre"
http://www.linalco.com/  Tel: +34-914561700

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