On Tuesday, 03 May 2016 at 21:23, Tom Callaway wrote:
On 05/03/2016 03:14 PM, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> Does this mean that, if we strip FreeDOS out of dosemu / dosemu2, we can
> ship it and even point to a website with FreeDOS binaries?
> AIUI the only problem with FreeDOS is that no one knows how to compile
> it with a free software toolchain. As far as I know, the binary is
> pretty clearly redistributable. (Hmm. Could FreeDOS ship as a firmware
> blob? That seems dubious to me.)
Are the FreeDOS sources under a Fedora-acceptable license?
A cursory look at their website suggests they're licensed under the GPL.
I haven't checked which version, exactly.
They say their reference C compiler is the Open Watcom C, which seems
to be distributed under this license:
. The license seems complicated
and probably non-free in Fedora terms.
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