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Re: New Ion3 licence

On Tue, 01 May 2007 20:33:16 +0200 Josselin Mouette wrote:

> Le samedi 28 avril 2007 à 02:27 +0200, Francesco Poli a écrit :
> > This seems to mean that I can redistribute an *unaltered* package
> > for 28 days from its initial release, then this permission suddenly
> > *disappears*, *unless* I change the name to something unrelated or
> > add a word such as "ancient" to the name itself.
> > We're talking about an original *unmodified* version of the work,
> > while
> > DFSG#4 talks about modified versions of works:
> Then let's modify it - say, by renaming it and adding a debian/
> directory - and we'll have a modified version that's DFSG-free.

No, I don't think it would be DFSG-free, because clause 3 would apply
to the modified version too, and nobody could redistribute the
*unaltered* Debian package after 28 days from its initial release,
without a further rename...

But anyway, let's stop discussing about this clause 3.  Now upstream
seems to be considering a different licensing strategy: staying with
LGPL as far as copyright is concerned, and adding non-free trademark
restrictions.  Please take a look at

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..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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