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Re: dismissing non-GPL ?!

On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 12:04:08AM +0200, Isam Bayazidi wrote:
> in '/LOCALCVS/ae_admin/partnership_thoughts' Mohammed Elzubier noted:
> >Any code that goes into the respository will HAVE to be GPL'd.
> :-) .. OK .. this means that you should forget about Ispell .. it is not GPL, 
> check the file 'Contibutors' in the main source of Ispell .. Richard Stallman 
> accepted that Ispell be in the GNU system, while it is not under GPL. It is 
> under the  University of California license (also known as the Berkeley 
> license).
> Check the page :
> http://www.gnu.org/software/software.html#DescriptionsOfOtherNonGPLSoftware 
> to see the list of NON-GPL software that is in the GNU System.
> And see the list of Free Software licenses other than GPL:
> http://www.fsf.org/licenses/license-list.html
> This brings up the issue Chahine and I open before, that Arabeyes is not GPL 
> limited, even Free Software Foundation is not. 

An oversight from my side. Feel free to change it to 'Open Source' license.
Individual licenses (when not GPL) will be reviewed. 

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