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Re: License review for new itext version

Jochen Schmitt wrote:
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On Sun, 12 Aug 2007 17:30:56 -0400, you wrote:
As Hans pointed out, the word "licensed" is the problem here.
Acknowledging that the software isn't designed or intended for any
particular use case is fine, but when you say that the "software is not
licensed for use...", then you're making a use case restriction.

I have sent a mail to the project mailing list to notifiy the
developers about the licensing issues.

Ah yes, that sounds much better then the "So iTex will still be dead for Fedora" sentence from your other mail. Usually when a license is so close, and upstream is not dead, the chances are quite good upstream will be willing to change the license. Notice that some (severe) stubbornness from yuor side may be needed to get to the point where the license actually gets changed.


Hans (who has had several licenses ammended, though those where hobiest projects and this is Sun, where everything needs to get past the lawyers).

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