AW: AW: AW: For Approval: German Free Software License
nelson at crynwr.com
Mon Nov 29 19:41:05 UTC 2004
Axel Metzger writes:
> I do not see that it is stated yet in the OSI Definition.
No, it's #7, Distribution of License. That right applies to future
users of software as well as current. You are requiring users to
switch to a different license of your choice.
> We will see if the license board will require the GFSL people to
> change the clause and what they will propose.
The license committee requires the GFSL people to change that clause.
I'm the chairman of the committee, and I won't recommend approval to
the board if that clause is present.
> >In this case there is a blocking "bug" which is specifically this line:
> > "The new version of the License becomes binding for you as soon as you
> > become aware of its publication."
> >There may be others.
> What other "bugs" do you see?
Since you evince no desire to fix the first problem, why should
anybody waste their time telling you about more problems?
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