Microsoft's near-OSD-compliant shared source license
Mitchell at osafoundation.org
Tue Jul 1 04:19:09 UTC 2003
I've only skimmed it, but I think Section 2 (quoted below) is another
way of saying " you can't combine this with code governed by the GPL."
Brian Behlendorf wrote:
>This is perhaps the one segment that makes it not OSD-compliant,
>violating OSD #9, but I'm not sure:
> [You agree] [t]hat you are not allowed to combine or distribute the
> Software with other software that is licensed under terms that seek to
> require that the Software (or any intellectual property in it) be
> provided in source code form, licensed to others to allow the creation
> or distribution of derivative works, or distributed without charge.
>It even includes a patent poison pill!
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