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Re: Linuxsampler license

On Thursday 15 September 2005 12:19, Jacobo Tarrio wrote:
> El jueves, 15 de septiembre de 2005 a las 10:50:12 +0200, Sven Luther 
> > > LinuxSampler is licensed under the GNU GPL license with the exception
> > > that COMMERCIAL USE of the souce code, libraries and applications is
> > > NOT ALLOWED without prior written permission by the LinuxSampler
> > > authors. If you have questions on the subject please contact us."
> >
> > That is indeed non-free and fails DFSG #6, the package cannot be in main,
> > but could be in non-free maybe.
>  Probably not, according to some interpretations (the GPL does not allow
> adding restrictions. The author can distribute the work, since he/she is
> the author, but noone else can distribute a work licensed in this way).
>  Also, the use of the word "exception" is very sneaky :-) It is more like
> an additional restriction :-)

Right,  as explained in #12 h, i, j, k at:

[a damn good piece of interpretations]

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