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Re: would this custom license considered DFSG-free/GPL-compatible

* Yaroslav Halchenko:

> Would you consider this short custom license DFSG-free and
> compatible for reuse/integration within projects under more
> permissive (MIT/BSD) or copyleft licenses such as GPL.  (do not want
> to burden/prime you with my analysis).

> // 4. If anything other than configuration, indentation or comments have been
> //    altered in the code, the modified code must be made accessible to the
> //    original author(s).

That's not compatible with copyleft licenses in the style of the GPL,
for example this clause in version 3:

| You may convey covered works to others for the sole purpose of
| having them make modifications exclusively for you […] provided that
| you comply with the terms of this License in conveying all material
| for which you do not control copyright.  Those thus making […] the
| covered works for you must do so exclusively on your behalf, under
| your direction and control, on terms that prohibit them from making
| any copies of your copyrighted material outside their relationship
| with you.

The “any copies” part conflicts with the forced distribution clause
quoted above.

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