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Re: CeCILL license : Free Software License for french research

Lucas Nussbaum wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 11:24:29PM +0200, Florian Weimer
> <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>> * Lucas Nussbaum:
>> > IANAL, but the license[4] look quite ok for me, even if the part about
>> > GPL compatibility seems a bit unclear.
>> It looks like a fallback close similar to the LGPL.  My french is
>> rusty, though, I shouldn't try to interpret contracts. 8->
> Alex Hudson <home@alexhudson.com> was able to find the english version
> of the license. It's here :
> http://www.inria.fr/valorisation/logiciels/Licence.CeCILL-V1.US.pdf

I didn't even bother to read most of it; it's too damn long.

Clause 5.3.4 should render it GPL-compatible.  However, dammit, GPL is *not
defined* in the license; it should be defined up top.  This is a license

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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