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Re: Adobe open source license -- is this licence free?

Raul Miller writes:

> On 1/27/06, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> > There are non-malicious reasons for releasing software under completely
> > proprietary licenses.  Good intentions don't make a restriction more free.
> Nor do bad intentions make a restriction non-free.
> What makes a restriction non-free is that it prevents some free
> use of the software.

There's little or no evidence that requiring creators of a derivative
of some software to identify themselves would prevent a free use of
the software.  Does that mean the Dissident test is irrelevant?

Michael Poole

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