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Re: What is the most restrictive DFSG approved "Commercialism prohibited"

Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net> writes:

> I need to talk to upstrem that wants to prohibit commercial use of
> the software. What Licence I should suggest to him?

Software that is not licensed for commercial redistribution is not
compatible with the DFSG.

> The current hand written license permits the software to be used in
> GPL programs -- except the ssoftware cannot be used for commercial
> purposes.

Then it can't be redistributed at all, since it can't satisfy both
that restriction and the GPL terms.

Inherent in free software is the freedom to make money from one's
activities relating to that software -- including redistribution.

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Ben Finney

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