Re: Software license used for SHA-2 reference code
Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Royalty free license to copy and use this software is granted,
>> provided that redistributed derivative works do not contain
>> misleading author or version information. Royalty free license is
>> also granted to make and use derivative works provided that such
>> works are identified as derived from this work.
> The license grants permission to use, copy, create derivative works, and
> redistribute. The only stipulations are that the original author be
> credited, and derivative works be labeled; and there's a warranty
And when you violate the license by distributing modified versions with
misleading information, you loose your right to copy and use the
software. But that's not a freeness problem, I guess.
> I think this is clearly DFSG-compliant.
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