For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License

John Cowan cowan at
Sat Sep 27 06:29:58 UTC 2003

Sean Chittenden scripsit:

> > Your license is fine, once the ambiguities are squeezed out, and I
> > recommend that the OSI approve it.
> Are you apart of the approval process?  *doesn't remember reading that
> part*

As an individual, no; as a member of this list, yes.

> Well, from what I can tell, any conclusion that isn't the GPL seems to
> indicate a flaw in whoever's argumentation.  :)  -sc

It so happens that my latest piece of free software was issued
under the Academic Free License.  I wound up dual-licensing it
under the GPL because the AFL's patent poison-pill is GPL-incompatible.

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