Re: is the Clearthought Software License free?
Andrew Donnellan wrote:
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 9:23 PM, jochen georges <email@example.com> wrote:
hello debian-legal team,
i wrote a small java-app which i want to make a deian package from.
the code, that i wrote is under gpl, but i used the "TableLayout"-library
which has the following licence
* 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
"The original software may not be altered" - it's non-free, unfortunately :(
IMHO this point has an other meaning:
if you alter the code, you need to change the name (class name),
i.e. the modified file could be info.mymymy.clearthought.
I think it is covered by "Integrity of The Author's Source Code",
but I'm not sure to interpret the point 2 in the right way.