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Re: [gNewSense-users] contrasted with...

From: Markus Laire
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] contrasted with...
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 14:30:12 +0300

On 10/25/07, Peter Rock <address@hidden> wrote:
> "Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
>   documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, pro-
>   vided that the above copyright notice appear..."
> In this example, the word "and" before "without fee" makes it free
> software as far as I can tell. But the "python-numeric" package is
> missing that "and" which seems to make it mean you can only distribute
> it for no charge.

I don't think that that "and" changes meaning at all. IMHO you can
distribute this "python-pgsql" only for no charge.

So if freedom requires that you can distribute for a fee, then IMHO
both "python-numeric" and "python-pqsql' are non-free.

Markus Laire

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