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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Disconnect addon?

From: Nicolás Reynolds
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Disconnect addon?
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 18:55:16 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

El 05/10/11 06:55, Sam Geeraerts dijo:
> Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
> >Nicolás Reynolds <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >>This addon looks interesting
> >>
> >>https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/disconnect/
> >>
> >>But despite Mozilla's site says it's under MPL, I checked the code and it
> >>doesn't mention a license anywhere (except the copyright notices -all rights
> >>reserved) and the javascript used is obfuscated/minified... so not very much
> >>free IMO.
> >
> >Right, I took a look at its "source" code and I see different:
> >
> >/* Copyright 2011 WebMynd Corp. All rights reserved. */
> >
> >This is not a free addon.
> "All rights reserved" in the copyright notice doesn't necessarily
> mean that it's non-free, because it seems that plenty of people still
> use that phrase by default even though it has pretty much lost its
> meaning. Of course, if there's no other license notice included in or
> added to the source (I haven't looked at it) then we can't assume
> it's free. But you could ask the author if he meant to publish it as
> free software, because AMO indicates s/he might have.

but the code is obfuscated and the "terms of use"[0] aren't much friendly

i'm cc'ing the info address. disconnect people (!): can you clarify if your
addon is free software? otherwise please fix the "licensed as MPL" on the
mozilla addons page because is misleading :)

[0]: http://disconnect.me/terms

Nicolás Reynolds,

OTR: C0CB1F0F 01DB5E18 2D634C2A A4626858 E7C7C3A2


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