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Re: Bittorrent license



On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 14:20 -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> Part of a recent discussion with a Debianista(R) revealed that they 
> don't ship the official bittorrent client because it has the following 
> restriction in the license:
> 
> 6. [...] You cannot charge for, sell, accept donations or otherwise 
> receive compensation for the Source Code.
> 
> Since bittorrent is written in Python, this more or less applies to 
> "binary" RPMs as well. Not that anyone is packaging and selling stuff in 
> Extras, but it's something to mull over.
> 
> Or is it?
> 

The rest of the license seems to countermand this one line but to be
clear it is not an issue for -extras-list. This is for red hat legal
counsel to look at.

Curiousity - is this a recent addition to their license?

-sv




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