begin David Murphy quotation:
> Now, given that I'm not an expert on Free Software like you, maybe you
> can help me understand which part of this licence makes PilotManager
> proprietary software?
The PilotManager package is divided into three parts.
1.The Basic package.
This is PilotManager itself. Just the perl code, completely
2.The Small packages.
This section contains binary files (platform dependent) for
various packages required to use PilotManager, most importantly
the PDA::Pilot package which allows PilotManager to
communicate with your Pilot.
3.The Tk package.
This is just one more required package but it is separated
out because it is big.
I don't see a licence, let alone source code, for the "Small packages"
such as Data Dumper, which is an ELF binary shared object only (for the
Linux version). I didn't look a lot further: There may be other parts
that are binary-only or have proprietary licensing.
Now, you can justifiably say that _parts_ of the PilotManager package
have free / open-source licensing, but the package as a whole seems not
As to my being an expert -- I'm just this guy, y'know?
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