OSD modification regarding what license can require of user

Ken Arromdee arromdee at rahul.net
Mon Mar 18 23:25:01 UTC 2002

On 18 Mar 2002, Ean Schuessler wrote:
> What if you simply added a requirement that:
> http://[service host name]:80/gnu-sources
> Must always either supply the sources or a redirect to the sources? 
> This rule could even apply for internal distribution (ie. services only
> available to AOL users). That would seem to take care of the problem
> without placing potentially unfulfillable constraints on the user
> interface.

It assumes http.

Imagine if someone had put a requirement in ten years ago which mandated that
the sources be available by a Gopher link.

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