[svlug] deny ssh

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Tue Nov 27 15:57:02 PST 2001


John Conover wrote:
> 
> Well, actually, the distribution license is on his site:
> 
>     http://cr.yp.to/qmail/dist.html


As far as I can tell, this only applies to qmail.  Does he list similar
terms for his other packages?

In any case, these terms still do not make the software open source. 
They do not allow modified versions to be distributed, which means they
fail (at least) Item 3 of the OSD.

>         John
> 
> Jeffrey Siegal writes:
> > Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 11:08:41AM -0000, John Conover wrote:
> > > > BTW, be advised that the license for ucspi and daemontools is open
> > > > source
> > >
> > > No it isn't.
> >
> > This is correct.  Djb's "non-license" does not permit redistribution,
> > thus it fails under (at least) Item 1 of the OSD.
> >
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