Re: MPL license
Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 04:21:31PM +0200, Joerg Jaspert <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > Whats debian-legals position about the MPL?
> > Looking at google I see a lot of "Summary - non-free" and "Not really
> > non-free" mails.
> It is indeed non-free.
It is, in fact, not distributable as an executable by Debian. It
requires keeping the source around for every binary for at least six
It also has problems with choice of venue.
There are some patent clauses that look troublesome, but I did not
bother to investigate thoroughly.