For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License

John Cowan cowan at
Sun Sep 28 04:56:15 UTC 2003

Lawrence E. Rosen scripsit:

> Is that a distinction without a difference?  Or should we assert that
> licenses of the form "don't use that license" are contrary to the OSD
> because they discriminate?

I think that it is a distinction without a difference.  You could as well
say that the GPL discriminates against people who write proprietary
software by denying them the right to use valuable GPLed modules in their

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