Subscription/Service Fees - OSI Intent
Ian Lance Taylor
ian at airs.com
Thu Mar 29 04:53:40 UTC 2001
David Davies <ddavies at metasys.co.jp> writes:
> It may or may not be the case that a clause obliging a user to pay a license
> fee would make a license non-compliant with the OSD.
Well, I kind of think it would. But the way to test that is to
propose a license which requires a license fee, and to try to get it
OSI certified. If the license is rejected, I think we can safely say
that it is not open source.
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