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IUPAC/InChI-Trust Licence DFSG-Compliant ?


could you please clarify if the license below can be considered
DFSG-compatible ?

Section 2 doesn't sound very good, but section 3 says that GPL-2+ may be
Will it be fine to simply state that it is licensed under GPL-2+ and
also include the original license in d/copyright ?

Thank you,

The PDF version lives here:


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