>>>>> "T.W." == Torsten Werner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
T.W.> On Thursday, 2002-06-13 at 04:05:30 PM (+0200), Josip Rodin
>> On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 06:22:50AM -0700, Larry Smith wrote: >
>> In your math packages area, you list scilab as [non-free]. In
>> fact, > I believe if you check their web page, it is free.
>> If it's in the non-free section of Debian, the license of the
>> software must be in conflict with the Debian Free Software
T.W.> Yes it does conflict. The license can be found at
T.W.> In 4 c) we find:
T.W.> The INRIA and the ENPC authorize you free of charge to
T.W.> circulate and distribute for no charge, for non-commercial
T.W.> purposes the source and/or object code of DERIVED SOFTWARE
T.W.> In 4 d):
T.W.> Any commercial use or circulation of the DERIVED SOFTWARE
T.W.> shall have been previously authorized by INRIA and ENPC.
T.W.> That violates the DFSG
T.W.> 6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor
T.W.> The license must not restrict anyone from making use of
T.W.> the program in a specific field of endeavor. For example, it
T.W.> may not restrict the program from being used in a business,
T.W.> or from being used for genetic research.
The points 4 c) and 4 d) you cite above are not relative to the
program but to DERIVED SOFTWARES, moreover they does not deal about
usage but commercial usage.
T.W.> That is the subtle difference between 'free' beer and
T.W.> 'free'dom. I would prefer a really free license too. And I
T.W.> have added a Cc: to doctor scilab.
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