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Re: License query



On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 21:54 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> 
> Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 15:20 +0200, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > 
> >>> It looks quite free apart from the "as long as ... you do not ... try to 
> >>> sell it" clause, which I think disqualifies it as free software despite 
> >>> what the first sentence of the license terms states. Is this OK for 
> >>> Extras or not?
> >> I don't think so.
> > 
> > That counts as a use-restriction license. I say no.
> > 
> > (See if you can get the author to remove the "as long as you do not try
> > to sell it" clause)
> > 
> 
> Exactly many authors unfortunatly come up with their own license, as a
> games SIG member I've got plenty of experience with those. Usually if
> the license already is 99.9% free a polite mail (exchange) is all it
> will take to get a 100% free license. OTOH if the license is restrictive
> (which this one isn't) your chances of changing the author's mind are
> less good.

Let's see what happens.
http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=19256

Paul.


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