Re: is the Clearthought Software License free?
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 9:59 PM, Andrew Donnellan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> * ====================================================================
>> * The Clearthought Software License, Version 1.0
>> * Copyright (c) 2001 Daniel Barbalace. All rights reserved.
>> * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
>> * modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
>> * are met:
>> * 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
>> * notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
>> * 2. The original software may not be altered. However, the classes
>> * provided may be subclasses as long as the subclasses are not
>> * packaged in the info.clearthought package or any subpackage of
>> * info.clearthought.
> "The original software may not be altered" - it's non-free, unfortunately :(
Actually looking at it more closely, it looks to be self-contradictory
- the license also says "Redistribution and use in source and binary
forms, with or without modification, are permitted..." which seems to
You should probably check with the author and ask him to write some
license terms which make more sense.
Andrew Donnellan <>< andrew[at]donnellan[dot]name
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