Port restrictions: Redistribution for profit is not permitted.

Constantine cnst at rbcmail.ru
Sun Feb 8 10:24:42 PST 2004

On 2004-02-07 18:04, Clement Laforet wrote:

>On Sat, 07 Feb 2004 17:51:39 -0500
>Constantine <cnst at rbcmail.ru> wrote:
>Hi !
>>As a university student, I am considering to be a FreeBSD maintainer of 
>>some programming language developed by my professor. He has certain 
>>restrictions on his work --- "Redistribution for profit is not 
>>permitted." --- he does not want anyone to be able to change a few lines 
>>in his code and sale it for profit. :-)
>According to ${PORTSDIR}/Mk/bsd.port.mk
># RESTRICTED    - Prevent the distribution of distfiles and packages to
>#                                 the FTP sites or on CDROM (e.g. forbidden by license
>#                                 considerations).
Is there any way to keep the original licence ("Redistribution for 
profit is not permitted."), but still include the software on the discs 
and ftp? Otherwise, there is really no reason to create this port...


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