[sword-devel] make rpm package - License?

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 05:02:58 MST 2006

On 6/19/06, Artem Zolochevskiy <az at zolochevskie.net> wrote:
> В сообщении от 16 июня 2006 18:53 Martin Gruner написал(a):
> > Hi Artem,
> >
> > > DistributionLicense=Copyrighted; Permission to distribute granted to
> > > CrossWire
> >
> > As the .conf file indicates, permission has been granted to Crosswire only,
> > which makes a redistribution impossible. Please do not distribute this
> > text.
> >
> > This is not our wish, but a requirement of the copyright holder and we
> > shall follow that.
> Very interesting...
> The copyright holder wrote me, it's legal to make an rpm pakge and upload it
> for public access with such a DistributionLicense. I don't understand him. On
> the one hand, he granted permission to distribute to CrossWire, on the other,
> he claims that it is legal to distribute this modle as rpm packe for anybody.
> He doesn't see any conflict...

It soundsl like he is granting you the permission to distribute it, in
a similar manner to the way he granted CrossWire the permissions.  But
make sure you get the permission formally in writing to save yourself
legal problems down the road!

> --
> Artem Zolochevskiy
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