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Re: revenue sharing agreement with DuckDuckGo


just to clear up a few things zack and me just discussed on IRC:

Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:00:04PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> > Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > > > Anther interesting thing in there is a requirement that we inform DDG
> > > > thirty days in advance of releasing changes to the implementation of
> > > > the links to it.
> > 
> > I have some bad feeling which cries "non-free" here, because that
> > sounds a lot like "no modification allowed".
> What?!? No. We can do what we want with the code, which is Free Software
> and DDG has not the power to change its license.

Well, the wording my upstream used to explain what agreement he has
with DDG sounded way more restrictive than it really seems and (in
retroperspective) was likely emotionally touched.

> Simply, if we stop using the search link we stop receiving donations
> and we might have to reinstate the agreement again to restart
> receiving donations.

Ok, if there's no penalty, it's fine for me.

		Regards, Axel
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