patch in Python?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Wed Oct 2 18:04:08 CEST 2002


* Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at gmx.de> [2002-10-02 00:58 +0200]:
> * Paul Rubin <phr-n2002b at NOSPAMnightsong.com> [2002-10-01 15:29 -0700]:
> > Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at gmx.de> writes:
> > > > > > [1] http://www.tc.umn.edu/~ringx004/mapm-main.html
> > > ... one of the requirements is a BSD-ish license, [...]
> >
> > MAPM doesn't have a BSD-ish license--you're not allowed to
> > distribute modified versions except as the original plus patches.
> > I'd read that as meaning you're not allowed to ship pre-compiled
> > binaries.

I checked with the MAPM author. My interpreation was correct: distribute
binaries all you want, but give credit in docs and distribute changes to
source code only as patches.

-- Gerhard




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