a data licensing problem

Russell Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Fri Nov 8 22:17:44 UTC 2002

I have a problem that I would like y'all to consider.  A company sells
datasets.  They wish to cooperate with the opensource folks to the
extent that opensource folks can use a free copy of their dataset.
They would also like to be able to sell that same dataset to people
using proprietary operating systems.  On the other hand, they would
also like to comply with the Open Source Definition.

BTW, I just sent an announcement to announcements at opensource.org.  If
you're not subscribed, you missed it.  :-)

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