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Date: 2001-11-29 (08:33)
From: Florian Hars <florian@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] License Conditions for OCaml
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 07:22:39PM +0100, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> 2- Users can modify the runtime or the libraries themselves, but then
>    must make their modifications public under the same conditions as
>    the original source.

Be careful, this requirement, at least in the way it is worded here,
is in contradiction to the definition of free as used by the FSF and
adopting a licence the implements it would make OCaml incompatible 
with the GPL.

   "You should also have the freedom to make modifications and use them 
    privately in your own work or play, without even mentioning that 
    they exist."

Yours, Florian Hars.
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