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Re: request-tracker3: license shadiness

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 05:00:54PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
>Your modifications, corrections, or extensions have value.
> This clause violates the intent of DFSG 1, in my opinion.  "The license
> may not require a royalty or other fee for such sale."  It does not seem
> reasonable to me to assume that the license *may* require royalty or
> other fees for other activities, apart from sale, normally protected by
> copyright but which are part and parcel of software freedom.

You should provide a more significant objection than "your modifications
have value".

"Distribution of source", as required by the GPL, has value, so your
logic would this mean that the GPL is non-free.


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