ael at star.le.ac.uk
Wed Feb 25 10:30:45 UTC 2004
Thanks for that, Russell. The AFL certainly looks simpler than the CPL (or
derivative Lucent PL). It doesn't specifically refer to the right to
commercially distribute the code or any derivative code without being
obliged to provide any source code. Is this, and similar, rights implicit in
their omission from the text?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russell Nelson [mailto:nelson at crynwr.com]
> Sent: 24 February 2004 23:40
> To: ael at star.le.ac.uk
> Cc: OS Licensing
> Subject: Re: CPL
> Tony Linde writes:
> > The goal is that any of the software we develop can be
> shared amongst the > partner projects without limitations
> (save retaining copyright and > contribution notices) AND
> that any code can be taken, adapted and used by > any
> commercial concern without restriction (again save for
> copyright > limitations). We don't want gnu-style licenses
> which force any extension of > the code to be also opened up.
> The best choice for this list of permissions is Larry Rosen's
> Academic Free License.
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