NASM License

John Cowan jcowan at
Fri Oct 20 15:58:06 UTC 2000

Frank Kotler wrote:

> Apparently this license has been submitted to OSI for consideration.
> It's explicitly "open-source", so will probably pass OSI's scrutiny.

IANAL, and still less a UK lawyer, but I suspect there will be trouble
in transferring copyright to an unincorporated association of legally
random persons.  The FSF, at least, is a not-for-profit but perfectly
real fictive person who can hold copyright for us.

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