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Re: CDF License

Mark Hymers <mark.hymers@ncl.ac.uk> wrote:

> I'm concerned about the first sentence which seems to claim that for-profit
> distribution is not allowed unless it is part of another product.  The
> clause seems a bit wooly to me.

There's no requirement that software be distributable for profit on its
own (though some believe that there should be). DFSG 1 is explicitly
written to allow that. The requirement to state that the code has been
modified is less awkward than what DFSG 4 allows, so I don't see any
problem with it.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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