Geant4 Licence and binary distributability

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Mon Jul 8 01:39:20 PDT 2013

On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 11:22 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
> Be careful not to conflate "free", "permissive", and "distributable".

Like Ryan said: I have no idea what each term means and I'm not an
expert (and don't want to be).

> This is certainly not as permissive as MIT or BSD, and it looks to me
> like it would conflict with the GPL. Debian agrees:

So in short: Should I use one of those terms (say, "distributable", if
permissive is not appropriate) or should MacPorts core know about the
Geant licence?

Thank you,

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