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Re: AMD APP licence

Firstly, please contact upstream and ask them to release it under an
existing DFSG-free license. You might get lucky ;)

If they aren't interested in DFSG-free licenses, then something like
this would be better:


If the license does not change, I would suggest using a downloader
package that displays the upstream license and requires the user to
agree to it.

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Tomasz Rybak <bogomips@post.pl> wrote:

> I am not sure whether Debian would be considered Organization as
> meant by clause 1 c (make and distribute copies of the Software
> within your organization).

Within Debian would be just among DDs, probably not to Debian users
and anyone browsing our mirrors. I don't think this is enough.

> Another problem would be with point 2 c)
> (electronically transmit the Software from one computer to another
> or over a network).

...except as permitted in the license. IMO this is fine if the other
clauses are fine.

> Point 6 (US government) and 7 (export restrictions)
> could be problematic, but I am not sure about Debian policy
> in that regard.


> IMO the additional licenses (Elf Tool Chain Project,
> src/sys/sys/elf32.h, src/sys/sys/elf64.h and src/sys/sys/elf_common.h,
> src/sys/sys/queue.h) resemble BSD license, but I am not a specialist.

Correct. The last one is the 4-clause BSD license with obnoxious
advertising clause.



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