Section 2 source distribution terms (was Re: GPL vs APSL (was: YAPL is bad))

Russell Nelson nelson at
Wed Oct 3 15:11:56 UTC 2001

Thorsten Glaser writes:
 > This breaks things which do not only consider code being licensed
 > under $any_license but any kind of "work" (be it code, documentation,
 > books etc.)

OSI certifies software, not documentation, as open source.  There are
various documentation licenses out there.  We're not decided on
whether we want to certify documentation.

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