Re: Grammarsoft Public Licence 1.0
On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 22:07 -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
> "Francis Tyers" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Hello there,
> > I'd like to package piece of software for Debian called VISL CG
> > (Constraint Grammar).
> > The licence file (see Appendix A.) is a bit strange, and although it
> > states it is derived from the MPL, I'd like to get an opinion as to if
> > it is a free-software licence or not (as defined by the DFSG).
> > A related issue would be that I would be interested if it is GPL
> > compatible, I have emailed the owners to this effect but have received
> > no reply as of a week. Would anyone on the list be able to tell me?
> > Many thanks for your time,
> > Francis Tyers
> > PS. I have enclosed the licence file below as it does not seem to be
> > readily downloadable outside the software.
> > ==Appendix A==
> Well it is no less free than the MPL. This is because only the company names
> and choice of law has changed. (plus that section at the begining added) I
> determined this by running it through wdiff.
Ok, yeah I should have thought of doing that first... which means it is
GPL incompatible, suck :(