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Re: license questions



On 1/18/07, Till Maas <opensource till name> wrote:
On Thursday 18 January 2007 00:38, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 00:13 +0100, Till Maas wrote:

> > are these two licenses ok for packages in fedora/extras:
> > | This software is in the public domain. Permission to use, copy, modify,
> > | and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and
> > | without fee is hereby granted, without any conditions or restrictions.
> > | This software is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
> >
> > from http://www.fourmilab.ch/xd/
>
> Yes, Public Domain is GPL Compatible, Free.

To be sure you did not read over it, the "without fee" requirement in the text
above is not a problem?

Of course, IANAL, but I read it as they are giving anyone those rights
without asking a fee in return. That is, the "without fee" not being
part of the restrictions but of the granted rights.


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