OVPL summary

Ian Lance Taylor ian at airs.com
Wed Sep 14 17:20:05 UTC 2005

Brian C <brianwc at ocf.berkeley.edu> writes:

> I would put the general question to the board this way: Is granting an
> initial developer unique privileges "discrimination"? The MPL may be a
> precedent, but that doesn't settle the issue. If allowing its asymmetry
> was a mistake, then that mistake shouldn't be the reason to commit
> additional errors.

I don't think granting unique privileges to the initial developer is
discrimation, and I don't think it violates the OSD.

I think that people who select such a license will get significantly
fewer contributions from the community, but that is a different issue.


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