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Re: RFC: licensing issue with lft



On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 22:58 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>>> "JLT" == Jason L Tibbitts <tibbs math uh edu> writes:
> > 
> > JLT> but also the license (the "VOSTROM Public License") is strange
> > JLT> and had never been officially checked for acceptability in
> > JLT> Fedora.
> > 
> > In case anyone wants to see the license, it't actually not on the
> > upstream website but I've extracted it from the tarball:
> > http://www.math.uh.edu/~tibbs/vostrom-license.txt
> 
> What do you think is strange about this license? Looks permissive to me.

Clauses 5 and 7 are problematic. It's been at the FSF for a while now,
they're backlogged from us and IcedTea.

~spot


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