Re: DBD::InterBase licence
On 2004-06-15 14:23:06 +0100 Damyan Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
You may distribute under the terms of either the GNU General Public
License or the Artistic License, as specified in the Perl README file,
with the exception that it cannot be placed on a CD-ROM or similar
for commercial distribution without the prior approval of the author.
This seems confused. GPL+non-comm-dist is not satisfiable by anyone
but the author IIRC (so why bother stating it?), so that leaves
Artistic+non-comm-dist, which is still non-free.
It might even be unable to go in non-free, as "or similar media" looks
like a huge lawyerbomb. Is any disk "similar" to a CD-ROM? Is it if
that disk is in a server connected to the internet and sent over
Since I am not a lawer, and since the policy suggests to ask here if
doubt, I am asking for your opinion. Is the above license
I am not a lawyer either, but it seems fairly clearly not, as you
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