Legal soundness comes to open source distribution

Bruce Perens bruce at
Sun Aug 4 01:08:15 UTC 2002

From: "Rod Dixon" <rod at>
> it makes sense to say that clickwrap should not be a mandatory
> requirement of the OSD, but could be approved as appropriate for an open
> source licensor.

I'd better clear this up. There was no proposal for click-wrap to be a
a mandiatory requirement of the _OSD_. The question was whether or not
the OSD should allow a license that requires click-wrap. I mantain that
it's not appropriate for the OSD to allow it.



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