Subject: Is KCL close enough to Free?
From: La Monte H Yarroll <piggy@HILBERT.MATHS.UTAS.EDU.AU>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 93 17:32:09 +1100

This is a continuation of a thread in which we were discussing the
distinctive licensing of KCL.  The license essentially requires a
signed copy from everybody that uses it.

There was some question as to whether or not this actually constituted
a restriction on distribution.

Here is the definitive answer:

(Thanks for the response, Taiichi.)
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From: (Taiichi Yuasa)
Subject: RE: Seeking information on KCL distribution.
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 93 13:09:51 JST

>> Is it possible to aquire permission to distribute KCL via CD ROM or
>> other bundling scheme?

If you include a README file indicating that SIGLISP requires the
included license prior to using KCL, I have no objection.

>> KCL is available for ftp from several sites.  Is it permissible to
>> aquire the source before executing the license?  I.e. is the license
>> intended as a use license or a possession license?

It's a use license.  Once you send it to us, you don't have to wait for
our response.

- -- Taiichi

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