For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Nils Labugt elabu at
Wed Aug 22 11:01:46 UTC 2007

tir, 21.08.2007 kl. 17.27 -0700, skrev Donovan Hawkins:
> MS-PL code can easily be incorporated into commercial closed-source 
> projects with a few footnotes to the EULA. It cannot be used in any 
> reasonable GPL v3 project. That certainly appears to be the real
> design goal.

If that is true, then I would regard that as a noble goal.
Incompatibility with the ethically corrupt GPLv3 is an important
criterion I would look at when selecting a license.

Nils Labugt

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