Please discuss the PSF license

John Cowan jcowan at
Mon Nov 19 18:58:56 UTC 2001

Karsten M. Self wrote:

> A narrow reading of the GPL might hold that conditioning acceptence of
> licensing terms on use of a program is an incompatible additional
> licensing condition.  This raises concerns as earlier iterations of
> Python licensing have similar language.

Only if you believe that mere use of the program is tantamount to
acceptance.  Anyway, as I posted, I believe that the earlier licenses
are no longer operative.

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