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Free software license for MEME?


Thanks for all your work on MEME :-)
We actually were willing to package MEME inside Debian, so that folks
using Debian or derivatives could simply: "$sudo apt-get install meme"

And use your great work with ease!

However, we experience a problem - The current license for MEME states:

Those  desiring to  incorporate this  software into commercial
products  or use for  commercial  purposes  should contact the
Technology  Transfer  Office,  University of California,   San
Diego,  9500 Gilman Drive,  La Jolla,  California, 92093-0910,
Phone: (858) 534-5815.

This actually ends up going against the Debian Free software
Guidelines[1] (point no. 6 - The license must not restrict anyone from making
use of the program in a specific field of endeavor. For example, it may
not restrict the program from being used in a business, or from being
used for genetic research),
and makes it harder (if not impossible) to package and vendor this
software in the archive.

Could you please modify the license and allow "everyone" to freely copy,
modify, and distribute the software?
Or make it free software for everyone? Or even better use a free
software in parcticular DFSG compatible license[2]?

Please do let us know.

[1]: https://www.debian.org/social_contract (scroll downwards to see DFSG)
[2]: https://wiki.debian.org/DFSGLicenses

Thanks and regards,

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