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lynx-dev Re: incorrect copyright description of lynx package for SuSE 6.4 (linux distribution) (fwd)
Thu, 22 Jun 2000 00:38:21 +0500 (SAMST)
Here is a reply from human on this topic.
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Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 11:47:13 +0200 (MEST)
From: Ulrich Hecht <address@hidden>
To: Vlad Harchev <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: incorrect copyright description of lynx package for SuSE 6.4
On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Vlad Harchev wrote:
> Here is a description of lynx.rpm package for SuSE 6.4 (the linux
> distribution) (included in evaluation version of SuSE 6.4) - it contains
> incorrect description of lynx's license that could distract users from using
> quote begins---------------
> Lynx is an easy to use browser for HTML documents and other internet
> services like FTP, telnet, news. Lynx is fast. It is purely text based
> and therefore makes it possible to use WWW resources on text terminals.
> We must mention that this program does not fall under the GPL license
> and that the Copyright-owner maintains the right to require the program to
> become licensed if used for commercial use.
> quote ends-----------------
> In fact, Lynx is GPLed - you can see check this by looking at /COPYING of
> lynx source tree. So, the description of lynx.rpm should be corrected.
You seem to be right, I have removed the last paragraph. Thanks for your
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