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Re: MIT + explicit "Don't sell this code." - DFSG compliant?

I believe this is equivalent to the 'no commercial use' clause which violates guideline 6 ('no discrimination against fields of endeavor, like commercial use'). Apart from anything else, inclusion would mean that Debian wouldn't be able to sell DVDs with this package in it.

On Mon, 28 Feb 2022 at 15:00, Fab Stz <fabstz-it@yahoo.fr> wrote:

I am wondering if something like this is fit to enter Debian:

There is a web tool written in PHP that I try to package for Debian.
I would like to use Tagify in that project by adding the minified js.

Now the thing is that officially the project is licensed under MIT with a MIT
license file at the root of the project directory
However when looking at the header of the distributed files, there is this

 * Tagify (v 4.9.8) - tags input component
 * By Yair Even-Or
 * Don't sell this code. (c)
 * https://github.com/yairEO/tagify

So, no mention of MIT and only mention of Don't sell this code.

I filed an issue [2] upstream about this inconsistency.

Could this actually enter a Debian package?

I'm wondering because of the JSON no evil [3] case.


[1]: https://github.com/yairEO/tagify
[2]: https://github.com/yairEO/tagify/issues/996
[3]: https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/jsonevil

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