For Approval: ACE License

Forrest J. Cavalier III forrest at
Mon Feb 28 15:17:34 UTC 2005

John Cowan wrote in part:

> Forrest J. Cavalier III scripsit:

>>1. The license includes a statement whiich I think is a restriction
>>   on use....
>>      You must, however,
>>      include this copyright statement along with code built using DOC
>>      software.
> The BSD and other licenses already include such a clause.  It is not
> a restriction on use of the software, and only a trivial restriction
> on reuse.

Compilers and linkers build software, and the license on the tools
does not cover the output the way this license tries to.

"Built using" means something different than "incorporates" or
"derived from."

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