[linux-elitists] Re: Mosaic features lost

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Sep 13 11:26:02 PDT 2000


begin  Heather quotation:

> 1) you can still use Mosaic and see - it's a debian package.  While strictly
>    speaking it was open source, UC Kansas stopped hosting it ages ago, so its
>    source is pretty hard to find, unless that's in the debian tree too. 

Source tarball is available at
http://www.debian.org/Packages/unstable/web/mosaic.html
ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Mosaic/Unix/source/

However: 

 * The UI grants you (hereafter, Licensee) a license to use the Software
 * for academic, research and internal business purposes only, without a
 * fee.  Licensee may distribute the binary and source code (if
 * released) to third parties provided that the copyright notice and
 * this statement appears on all copies and that no charge is associated
 * with such copies.
 *
 * Licensee may make derivative works.  However, if Licensee distributes
 * any derivative work based on or derived from the Software, then
 * Licensee will (1) notify NCSA regarding its distribution of the
 * derivative work, and (2) clearly notify users that such derivative
 * work is a modified version and not the original NCSA Mosaic
 * distributed by the UI.
 *
 * Any Licensee wishing to make commercial use of the Software should
 * contact the UI, c/o NCSA, to negotiate an appropriate license for
 * such commercial use.  Commercial use includes (1) integration of all
 * or part of the source code into a product for sale or license by or
 * on behalf of Licensee to third parties, or (2) distribution of the
 * binary code or source code to third parties that need it to utilize a
 * commercial product sold or licensed by or on behalf of Licensee.


_Not_ open-source code (http://www.opensource.org/osd.html).  Never was,
and almost certainly never will be.

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