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Chapter : Legal Issues

How free is it?

Caldera has promised to make the sources for OpenDOS available to anyone, and OpenDOS may be used (modified or otherwise) without a license for any non-commercial use (i.e. your home computer). It is NOT freeware, public domain, shareware, or GPL. It is copyrighted by Caldera.

What about the License?

Caldera is still working on the final license; anything you read may not apply when the final release is made. They claim that for non-commercial use, you can do whatever you please with it, including modify it. For commercial use, they require a license for legal and libel reasons.

What about the lawsuit with Microsoft?

Caldera is suing Microsoft for antitrust, unfair practices, and monopolizing. See