compatibility and the OSD

Russell Nelson nelson at
Wed Sep 22 18:11:06 UTC 2004

Bob Scheifler writes:
 > But what term in the OSD requires unrestricted distribution of all
 > derivative works in binary form?

OSD#3 says "The license must allow modifications and derived works."
It doesn't say "The license must allow some modifications and derived
works."  Neither does it say "The license must allow all modifications
and derived works."  We, however, behave as if it says the latter, not
the former.  Any reason why we shouldn't?

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