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Old 14th February 2011, 14:45   #6
SilverBird775
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Copypasted from Winamp Software Distribution Agreement:


2. License Grant. (a) AOL grants to Licensee, subject to these terms and conditions, a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, and nontransferable right to (i) reproduce, without change, the version and platform of the Winamp and/or Spinner client software to which these terms are attached ("Products") in executable form only on any media and (ii) distribute by sublicense such Product copies to end users, directly or indirectly through distributors and sub-distributors. Licensee may electronically distribute the Products, in exportable version only, pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth herein. (b) Except as expressly permitted herein or by applicable law, Licensee shall not, and shall not permit any distributor or other person to, re-configure, modify, translate, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise determine or attempt to determine source code from the Product or to create any derivative works based upon the Products. If Licensee or any distributor fails to comply with this Section 2(b), AOL may immediately (in addition to all other remedies it may have and except for end user licenses) revoke all licenses granted hereunder. (c) Licensee shall use, and is granted during the term hereof a nontransferable, nonexclusive and restricted license (with a right to sublicense to distributors) to use the marks "Spinner.com" name and logo; "Winamp" name and logo; "SHOUTcast" name and logo (collectively, the "Marks") solely on the appropriate Products and on the packaging containing the appropriate Products and in related advertising, marketing and technical material on Licensee's internet site.


So, IMO it's ok to provide links and distribute free version of winamp installation but you can't broke the distribution in parts because it's perfectly fits the case "re-configure" and could potentially harm the AOL interests. However, reading\loading the module from non-Winamp application is fine because it does not involve the reverse engineering or re-configure. You would not get any support in any form either. In fact due to agreement when the the things go wrong the rightholder could easily blame you for improper product usage which lead to damage.
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