Re: Problematic Software Licenses
On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 03:05:53PM -0600, Benjamin Cutler wrote:
> with Debian because of the first license, but I'm wondering if anybody
> has any advice on if this is the sort of issue that we could "dance
> around", though I'm guessing it's not. Barring that, is there any way of
I'm very sure your guess is correct. Sorry. :)
> The original downloads came from http://www2.ravensoft.com/source/, but
> the package I'm interested in is a heavily modified version of it.
This is why I became interested in understanding licenses to begin with:
so I can make reasonable evaluations of them before spending time coding.
It doesn't look like either of the two licenses are redistributable, even
in non-free. Neither gives permission to redistribute, though it seems
that they may have intended to in the second license.