For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Aug 21 20:11:40 UTC 2007

Chris Travers wrote:
> Nils Labugt wrote:
>> I would read "only under this license" as "under this license and not
>> under any other license".
> That is an odd reading of a license that doesn't require, say, the
> distribution of source code at all (as noted by the conditional).  That
> seems to suggest that binary-only distributions with standard EULA's are
> acceptable forms of distribution...

They are.  Unfortunately, that doesn't solve the GPL problem because GPL
binary distributions must be backed by GPL source distributions.

Matt Flaschen

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