Copy-Back License draft for discussion

Thorsten Glaser tg at
Mon Apr 25 06:22:59 UTC 2005

John Cowan dixit:

>About the most that the FLOSS community will accept is a requirement to
>publicize the change on a web page, not to actively mail it back to you.

It's not DFSG-free.

I'd suggest a requirement to grant back rights to the original
developer in addition to a (Carnegie-Mellon style) suggestion
to send it back. Think dictator on an island with a solar powered laptop.


PS: Look at
    for an example (scroll to the bottom, it's part of the

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