Definition of open source

John Cowan jcowan at
Mon Nov 8 04:18:31 UTC 2004

Brian Behlendorf scripsit:

> Please note that most Open Source licenses are themselves not subject to 
> modification without the consent of the author of the licenses.   

The MPL is not one of these, however; you can modify it as you please,
provided you hike off the word "Mozilla".  The SunPL, for example, is
a clone of the MPL with "Sun" substituted.

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Who broke the laws of God             
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