Karsten M. Self
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Tue Apr 10 02:10:05 UTC 2001
on Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:22:48PM -0700, Ryan S. Dancey (ryand at organizedplay.com) wrote:
> What does clause #6 mean? What is "due credit"? I could argue that "due
> credit" is a crisp US$100 bill, mailed to my home address.
I agree this clause is vague. However, I would interpret it to mean
"acknowledgement". Though whether this would be akin to the old BSD
advertising clause is uncertain. Not that this violates OSD.
> There's nothing in the license that says the code and derivative works
> therefrom must be governed exclusively by the license. (All you have
> to do is provide a copy of the license. You don't necessarily have to
> follow the license.)
See also the IBMPSL. Not a requirement for OSI certification.
> The license does not require that the source code be distributed with
> binaries. (That means it doesn't comply with OSD #2.)
Wrong. OSD #2 requires that the license *allow* source distribution.
It doesn't *mandate* source distribution.
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal
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