Legal soundness comes to open source distribution

David Johnson david at
Wed Aug 14 04:04:09 UTC 2002

On Tuesday 13 August 2002 08:52 pm, Russell Nelson wrote:

> Oh, it's *always* had to be changed.  Anybody could insert
> restrictions on use into a license and ask us to approve it.  Since
> the OSD says nothing about a license not being allowed to have
> restrictions on use, we would have to approve the license.

Please, please, please, please guarantee the right of users to use Open Source 
Software! Please. Everything else in the OSD is meaningless without it.

David Johnson
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