SEPL (Swiss Ephemeris Public License)
(not only am INAL, I also have no experience developing debian packages,
and this may grow into my first one)
I am looking at packaging the Swiss Ephemeris:
It's available under two licenses: one (free) for "Open Source" use, the
other ($) for "commercial" use. Here is the free license
My confusion: there is an opening note (before the license text itself)
: 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
However, I haven't found grounds for this note in the license's terms.
The closest I can find is in 6.a., in reference to software that links
to the Swiss Ephemeris:
: You must ensure that all recipients of machine-executable forms of
these items are also able to receive and use the complete
machine-readable source code to the items without any charge beyond the
costs of data transfer.
...which does not seem to disallow setting high prices on the
So: is this 'main' material or not?