From: Paul Jakma (paul at domain clubi.ie)
Date: Sun 16 Jun 2002 - 16:11:45 IST
On Sat, 15 Jun 2002, Niall O Broin wrote:
> However, in ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/README.mirror-policy SuSE clearly says:
> - SuSE Linux (YaST in particular) may not be reproduced on
> CDs or other media FOR VALUE. Reproduction for personal
> or educational use is explicitly allowed and encouraged.
> They are talking here about the FTP version which they make available, and
> mirrors thereof. This version has the proprietary components removed.
> I don't imagine cream buns count as value, but you clearly CANNOT sell CDs
> of the SuSE Linux FTP version.
surely you could if you removed the non-GPL software? eg YaST.
Ok, you might have trouble installing from scratch, but such a CD
would still be of value to upgraders.
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