[gopher] Re: New Server Software
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I will specifically list license information when its vital to clarify (see:
gopher://home.jumpjet.info/11\Begin_Here\References\License for example).
However in most cases the "readme" files included with the software already go
into great detail about the license, so I simply group software into one of the
following three general categories in their "About.txt" file just to give
people an idea of what the included license seems to say:
Freeware = Software which has been given to the public free of charge
Shareware = Fully functional software that you are allowed to try before you
buy, but which MUST be purchased at some point.
Abandonware = Software to which the owner has implied should be Freeware, but
to which the owner has not bothered to make a public statement to that effect
(and in most cases cannot even be contacted to make a statement).
As always, should you want to contribute to JumpJet (such as offering
downloads, suggesting links to Gopher Jewels 2, commenting on changing
documentation, etc.), we are awaiting your email:
Stegozor <stegozor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
JumpJet Mailbox wrote:
> Hope everyone has had a good 2006.
> JumpJet has again added another Gopher Server to its vast collection...GS.
Just a suggestion: Would it be possible to add licence information for
these software? Some of them are free & open source under GPL, others
probably simple Freeware. So merely "Freeware" is probably not enough.
Happy new year to all.
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