[Linux-aus] Re: Squiz.net Open Source License - is it free?

Avi Miller avi.miller at squiz.net
Wed Feb 8 06:47:02 UTC 2006

Hey Gang,

Could someone help me out with some information regarding the following?

Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> This is clearly non-free, as it's an unacceptable restriction on
> modifications (DFSG#3), fails the Dissident Test and the Desert Island
> Test.

What are the Dissident Test and Desert Island Test?

> Again non-free: it's a significant restriction I must accept in order to
> be granted any rights on the Software (I'm also thinking about the
> Tentacles of Evil Test...).

What is the Tentacles of Evil Test?

Also, are there any other Tests I should be aware of?


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