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

Russell Nelson nelson at
Fri Sep 28 14:19:27 UTC 2001

Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. writes:
 > It's my understanding that OSI is trying to come up with a plan to review
 > the OSD.

>From my message that you quoted??  No, no plan, but instead more like
dreams.  Larry has told us more than once that the OSD looks to a
lawyer like a computer program written by a lawyer looks to a
programmer (no offense intended to those extremely smart people who
are proficient at both).  While it may work, it doesn't reflect best
current practice.

But maybe your offer will help turn that dream into a reality?  I'm
not trying to talk you out of it, but instead to appraise you of the
current state.

-russ nelson <sig at>
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