Started by ansgar, July 29, 2010, 03:47:02 PM
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QuoteThe wording does not make it clear if the non-free clauses are meantas additional restrictions trumping the Artistic License or if theArtistic License is meant as an additional freedom trumping thenon-free clauses.
Quote5. You may charge a reasonable copying fee for any distribution of thisPackage. You may charge any fee you choose for support of this Package.You may not charge a fee for this Package itself. However,you may distribute this Package in aggregate with other (possiblycommercial) programs as part of a larger (possibly commercial) softwaredistribution provided that you do not advertise this Package as aproduct of your own....3. You may otherwise modify your copy of this Package in any way, providedthat you insert a prominent notice in each changed file stating how andwhen you changed that file, and provided that you do at least ONE of thefollowing: a) place your modifications in the Public Domain or otherwise make them Freely Available, such as by posting said modifications to Usenet or an equivalent medium, or placing the modifications on a major archive site such as ftp.uu.net, or by allowing the Copyright Holder to include your modifications in the Standard Version of the Package. b) use the modified Package only within your corporation or organization. c) rename any non-standard executables so the names do not conflict with standard executables, which must also be provided, and provide a separate manual page for each non-standard executable that clearly documents how it differs from the Standard Version. d) make other distribution arrangements with the Copyright Holder.
QuoteSimutrans may not be sold or modified in any way withoutwritten permission by the author....The source code from the program is available under the Artistic Licence.Download the source from https://sourceforge.net/projects/simutrans orfind out about our svn in the forum.
Quote from: prissi on July 29, 2010, 08:44:02 PMThe problem is, that some parts of simutrans are not free, like pak128 set.
Quote from: prissi on July 29, 2010, 08:44:02 PMThe problem is, that some parts of simutrans are not free, like pak128 set. Furthermore the Artistic Licence forbids charging for the package itself or redistribution.
--- a/simutrans/copyright.txt+++ b/simutrans/copyright.txt@@ -18,5 +18,9 @@ comments please send to: email@example.com The source code from the program is available under the Artistic Licence.+This is a written permission as demanded for above for every right granted+by the Artistic License. Note, however, that individual pak sets may come+with their own license.+ Download the source from https://sourceforge.net/projects/simutrans or find out about our svn in the forum.
--- a/simutrans/licence.txt+++ b/simutrans/licence.txt@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ Simutrans source code is provided by the current simutrans team This includes the translations from: http://translator.simutrans.com/+the images and .dat files included in the source distribution, the midi files and the fonts with the execption of the m+10r.bdf, which is taken from the M+ font project: http://mplus-fonts.sourceforge.jp/