AW: Restrictions in license

Russell Nelson nelson at
Sat Sep 24 06:13:44 UTC 2005

Joerg Friedrich writes:
 > Yes, for example there would be a clause limiting the number of concurrent
 > sessions on a web server.

An Open Source license cannot restrict use.  You would need to form a
contract to do that, and while you can encourage the recipients of
your software to execute a contract, you cannot require them to.

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