OSI's war on corporate licenses

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Tue Apr 19 05:45:40 UTC 2005

Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> Where's the public pressure on the FSF to come out with a GPLv2.next
> that might address this sooner?

It terminates the right to distribute if the patents aren't available
for everyone's free use, not the right to use the software. FSF isn't
likely to restrict any right that you might have without the license.

Given the GNU FDL, nobody wants FSF to make another license in a hurry.



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