binary restrictions?

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at
Sun Oct 7 11:58:38 UTC 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Russell Nelson" <nelson at>
To: "Ned Lilly" <ned at>
Cc: <license-discuss at>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: binary restrictions?

| Ned Lilly writes:
|  > Is anyone aware of a license which permits source access and
|  > modifications, patch contributions, but restricts the right to
|  > distribute compiled binaries to the sponsoring organization?
| A binary is a derived work.

Are you sure of that ? When you compile you USE the code not MODIFY it.
There's no derivation. Otherwise using a software and changing the default
settings would be a derived work...

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