compatibility and the OSD

Russell Nelson nelson at
Mon Sep 20 22:01:21 UTC 2004

Bob Scheifler writes:
 > > No problem.  An approvable license could say simply "You may
 > > redistribute this software under the terms of the BSD license unless
 > > you call yourself Bob Scheifler, in which case you must use the GPL."
 > Umm, I don't understand how the second sentence relates to
 > the specific license terms I sketched.

The exact discriminator doesn't matter.  It could be a pair of dice.
As long as the code is always available under open source terms, it
doesn't matter if some people have to use one set and other people
have to use a different set of terms.

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