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

On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 03:18:32PM +1100, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> On 1/29/06, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> > I think the traditional argument is that restrictions on *use* of the
> > software indicate an EULA, since simple copyright can not, in theory,
> > restrict the use of software obtained legally.  This implies that any
> > license that restricts use requires a click-through license.  Their
> > implementation requires strict restrictions on distribution, to ensure
> > that all recipients agree to it, 
> I think DFSG#5 was written not because of this, but because of
> licenses that exclude some uses of the software, e.g. nuclear weapons
> factories, animal torture and things that people dislike.

> > and that falls widely afoul of DFSG#1.

Glenn Maynard

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