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