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Re: Maelstrom license clause



On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 04:30:39PM -0700, Michael Thomas wrote:
> I found the following clause in the Maelstrom package which is under
> re-review after being moved from core to extras.  The package is mostly
> GPL, but there is the following extra clause in a README file:
> 
> "The artwork and sounds used by Maelstrom are copyright Ambrosia
> Software (http://www.ambrosiasw.com) and may not be redistributed
> separately from the Maelstrom public GPL release."
> 
> I seem to recall that there was a similar issue with uqm, but I don't
> recall the conclusion.
> 
> Is this something that makes incompatible with Fedora's licensing
> requirements?

It isn't consistent with the GPL which the total package is supposed
to be under, so it's an invalid license add-on, or the total package
is not GPL.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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