For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License

Sean Chittenden sean at
Sat Sep 27 07:08:04 UTC 2003

> > > 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.

Ah, ok... didn't know if you had special political power over the OSI
review process or not.

> > 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.

AFL patent poison-pill?  -sc

Sean Chittenden
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