For Approval: TrueCrypt Collective License Version 2.0

Matthew Seth Flaschen superm40 at
Tue Jul 11 21:38:43 UTC 2006

Tomas Novak wrote:
> In our opinion, if the three component licenses were approved 
> only separately, we could not claim that TrueCrypt is distributed under 
> an OSI-approved license.

Obviously, you could not claim specifically that, but you could claim 
the program was distributed under OSI-certified licenses, and thus in 
whole is OSI-certified.  When you distribute all three licenses as one, 
it is not clear which role each plays; this is even more complex if 
another company tries to use the Collective License.

Matthew Flaschen

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