Re: gbdfed license of one file
On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Baruch Even wrote:
> I'm packaging gbdfed and in reviewing the license of the source files I
> found the following notice:
> * - You can use this code for any purpose and without fee, except that
> * you may distribute only verbatim copies of it. Please send me any
> * bug fixes, ports or improvements for inclusion in future versions.
> * - The code is supplied with no warranty of any kind.
> This seems non-free to me due to the "distribute only verbatim
> copies" part, but I wanted to check that before I contact the
> upstream author.
And the fact that it cannot be sold; both of these cause problems for
> The rest of the code uses the following license:
Yeah, that's definetly DFSG free.
NB: It'd make it easier to Cc: you if you set MFT appropriately; set now.
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