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Re: Grammarsoft Public Licence 1.0

On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 22:07 -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
> "Francis Tyers" <spectre@ivixor.net> wrote in message 
> 1204464835.22451.6.camel@ishtar.thinkgeek.co.uk">news:1204464835.22451.6.camel@ishtar.thinkgeek.co.uk...
> > 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 :(

Thanks anyway,


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