[Linux-aus] Fwd: Squiz.net Open Source License - is it free?
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Feb 4 20:35:02 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 22:15 +1100, Avi Miller wrote:
> Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> > This is about the Squiz.net Open Source License, the license of the
> > MySource Matrix CMS software now used by the Federal Government. LA
> > members might be interested.
> I have forwarded this email to our MD and I'll let you know if he has an
> official response. I know our license has been the subject of much
> discussion ever since MySource Matrix was first deployed within both
> State and Federal Government agencies. Our license has been through
> quite a few revisions and modifications since it was first developed and
> we are always looking for ways to make it more agreeable to the larger
> community, while maintaining the ability to support our own commericial
> If anyone from Linux Australia has any specific questions about our
> license, I'm more than happy to either try and answer them myself or
> pass them on to someone better qualified to respond.
I hate to be a 'me too', but I came across this a few months ago, and
was asked to deploy it at Hawker College. I never did, mostly because I
look one look at the licence and felt squeamish. I tend to have to hack
on software to make it go in my particular situation, and things just
didn't feel right.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.linux.org.au/pipermail/linux-aus/attachments/20060204/79ff4983/attachment-0001.pgp
More information about the linux-aus