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PeteWild: Interesting posts, thank you.

However, both (5) - "royalties"/"prohibition" - and (7) - "legally allowed" - would preclude it being considered "Open Source" in any accepted or meaningful sense of the term.

Whether Castle can be the *only* company to *ever* have a succesful shared source scheme remains to be seen, but the body of evidence isn't on their side. The licence you describe sounds like Castle getting the rewards without any of the risks - hardly likely to attract a legion of talented OS-tinkerers.

 is a RISC OS UserJaffa on 21/08/06 3:28PM
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