please discuss EU DataGrid
presotto at closedmind.org
Fri Sep 26 23:51:29 UTC 2003
I can't see that it does anything in violation of the OSD. I like it better
my own in fact. Unfortunately, I wouldn't be able to get our lawyers to
anything without an indemnity clause, termination clause, ...
In general, I don't like to see in such documents URL's or email addresses
because both tend to be too ephemeral, but that isn't a problem with the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Russell Nelson" <nelson at crynwr.com>
To: <license-discuss at opensource.org>
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 3:32 PM
Subject: please discuss EU DataGrid
> This license has been sitting around for over a month, and nobody has
> said anything. Maybe it's because it's obviously open source, but as
> committee members, I'd like to hear it explicitly from your mouths (or
> keyboards rather) to report back to the board.
> It's actually a fairly interesting license. It's very like the
> modified BSD license in that you can do anything you want including
> relicense. Where it gets interesting is that if you publish changes
> and DON'T require a written license for your derivative work, you are
> granting a license back to the original licensor. This is a neat
> variant on the original APSL's intent of "If you deploy, you must
> publish and tell us." It says "If you publish without instructions to
> the contrary, we get a license." I think the FSF will consider this a
> free software license as well.
> Anyway, could I hear some discussion of it?
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