inconsistency in OSD- software (#2) v. licenses/rights (every other plank)

David Woolley forums at
Wed Aug 1 06:55:42 UTC 2007

Luis Villa wrote:

> I dropped "Where some form of a product is not distributed with source
> code, there must be a well-publicized means of obtaining the source
> code..." since translating those clauses into a license requirement
> would obviously preclude the BSD and other such licenses.

The BSD license is only really a source code licence.  A BSD derived 
binary that has been modified is not open source.  The source code is 
easily obtainable for binaries from unmodified source code, even though 
one might not get it from the distributor of the binary.

David Woolley
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