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Re: RFC: licensing issue with lft



On 8/24/07, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:
>
> 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.
>

I would vote pull from rawhide or revert to 'ok version' until
settled. The functionality looks to be covered by the default
tcptraceroute (which wasnt available)

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Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
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