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On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Curtis Hovey
<curtis.hovey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Hello, I recently had to shut down my PPA due to licensing issues (my
>> > attmepts to comply with upstream license in particularities ended up not
>> > complying with the LP PPA Terms of Use), I have since discussed with
>> > upstream and have agreed on redistribution terms which should be more
>> > compatible with the ToU.
>> >
>> > In effect, as a whole, this game is freeware, and I will likewise distribute
>> > my packaging work as freeware, no modification allowed.
>> Thanks for making efforts to fit in with PPA terms of use. As I
>> recall, the problem previously was that the developer had insisted you
>> be the only person who could redistribute the game.
>> If the game is now freely distributable, then it is okay by the PPA
>> terms of use.
>> The terms say this:
>>   "any content you upload to PPAs must be freely redistributable by Canonical,
>>    and released under a license permitting redistribution free of charge."
>> > Will this be sufficient to comply with the PPA ToU?
>> Yes, I believe that fits the requirements of the PPA terms of use.
>> It'd be good to post a statement from the developer, or something
>> similar, in the PPA description. I think you did something similar
>> before.
> I think this is a mistake. I think not think the package meets the
> criteria defined in or
> I must be able to get the source and be permitted to modify it.

Not according to the PPA Terms of Use : perhaps they are wrong and
should be altered. But as they *stand*, no, thats not a requirement.


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