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Re: D1x license



Thanks for this discussion.  It gives me more useful context for my 
conversation next Monday with counsel.

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On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, Matthew Miller wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 09:55:19AM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > A LOT of scientific and mathematical code is licensed as "Free for
> > non-commercial use". If we can't include it in FE, I'd understand. I'll
> > just have to email a lot of maintainers to beg for a license change.
> 
> Yeah, I know it's a pretty common restriction. But, if we want to move more
> of Core to Extras (and I think pretty much everyone agrees we do), and make
> Extras easily selected from anaconda, Extras effectively become part of the
> basic distribution that vendors might want to actually provide. And having a
> single package in Extras with this restriction would then basically restrict
> all of Fedora.
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