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Re: Free as in speech, but not as in beer

Op 24-03-15 om 21:21 schreef Don Armstrong:
> On Tue, 24 Mar 2015, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> Op 24-03-15 om 18:38 schreef Paul R. Tagliamonte:
>>> Unless it allows modification and redistribution of this (and we do so),
>> What when the DD who packages it, would package it with the 5 user
>> limitation?
> If it was actually AGPLed in its entirety, the maintainer would just
> remove code which enforced the 5 user limitation.
> On Tue, 24 Mar 2015, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> I choose not to name it at the moment.
> Based on the facts, you're probably talking about Servoy.[1]

No, it's other software. It's very new.

> They're probably doing some crazy AGPL bits on top of more restrictively
> licensed bits; since they're the copyright holder, they can do that, but
> it may mean that no one else can actually use and/or distribute the
> code.

No, it's plain AGPL v3. But he asks friendly not to remove some code and
then redistribute.

> In any event, without particular licenses and source files, we're having
> an academic discussion without concrete information or relation to
> Debian, which isn't on topic for debian-legal.
> 1: https://wiki.servoy.com/display/DOCS/Open+Source+FAQ

I've asked the developper if he likes the name of the software in this
discussion. He is thinking about it.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen

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